Aromatic perennial forb to 70cm tall, woody towards the base. Leaves alternating up the stems, 1-3cm long, 2-4mm wide, flat, woolly and sticky, with abruptly pointed tips. Flowers yellow, with 0 petals. Flower heads bell-shaped to cylindrical, borne singly at the ends of the stems. Presumed extinct Vic.
Description and photo (as Ixiolaena tomentosa) in G.M. Cunningham, WE Mulham, PL Milthorpe and J H Leigh (1981 and later printings) Plants of Western New South Wales page 703
Key to the species of Leiocarpa and discussion of the differences between the species in Wilson, P.G. (2001) Leiocarpa, a new Australian genus of the Asteraceae tribe Gnaphalieae. Nuytsia 13(3): pages 598-599