Roldana petasitis (Sims) H.Rob. & Brettell

Perennial herb or shrub to 2 m tall, hairy. Stems much-branched. Leaves more or less round, to 20 cm long, to 20 cm wide, margins palmately lobed, densely hairy below. Capitula radiate, in corymbose panicles, to 2.5 cm across, on short stalks; mostly spring. Ray florets yellow. Disk florets yellow. Achenes 2.5-4 mm long, yellowish, glabrous. [Senecio petasitis (Sims) DC.]


Source: Lawson, L.; Spencer, R. (2002). Dahlia. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 4. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 3. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Asteranae
order      Asterales
family       Asteraceae
genus        Roldana La Llave & Lex.