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Ox tongue

Scientific Name
Picris echioides
Scientific Author
Linnaeus, C. (1753
Taxonomy
(Magnoliophyta: Magnoliopsida: Asterales: Asteraceae )
Reliability
High
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Australian $2 Coin with achene
Source
Clare McLellan Museum Victoria
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Diagnostic Notes
Pictured: Achene

Disseminule: Fruit (referred to as achene or seed unit)

Description

Achene appendages: Ridges and grooves with slender beak, Pappus deciduous when present

Achene Colour: Variable - brown/yellow

Achene Length: 2 - 4mm

Achene Sculpture: Castellated, Ribbed

Achene Shape: Clavate (Club shaped), broadly elliptic

Achene body ellipsoid, c. 3 mm long, with a slender beak c. 3 mm long; pappus 4–5 mm long.

Source: Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust PlantNET - FloraOnline
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Author
Clare McLellan
Created
30/04/2012 04:14 AEST
Last Updated
17/01/2013 11:39 AEST
Citation
Clare McLellan (2012) Ox tongue (Picris echioides) Updated on 1/17/2013 11:39:49 AM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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Free for use under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License

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