Flower. Photo: Kevin Thiele WA

Flowering plant. Photo: Don Wood, Scotia Sanctuary, NSW

Common Name

Orange Immortelle




Annual forb to 60cm tall.  Leaves alternating up the stems, slightly stem clasping.  Leaves 2-11cm long, 2-5mm wide, linear to flat, sparsely hairy, somewhat sticky, the edges curved downwards.  Flowers yellow to orange-red, with many ‘petals’. Flower heads oval to bell-shaped, in groups of 2-9 at the ends of the stems.

Description and photo (as Waitzia acuminata) in G.M. Cunningham, WE Mulham, PL Milthorpe and J H Leigh (1981 and later printings) Plants of Western New South Wales page 697

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