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Conostylis setigera
Conostylis setigera

Conostylis setigera, commonly known as bristly cottonhead, is a tufted perennial plant species in the family Haemodoraceae. It is endemic to the south-west of Western Australia. Plants grow to between 5 and 36 cm high and produce yellow flowers between August and November in the species' native range.[2]

The species was first formally described by botanist Robert Brown in 1810 in Prodromus Florae Novae Hollandiae.[1]

Two subspecies are recognised:

  • Conostylis setigera subsp. dasys Hopper
  • Conostylis setigera R.Br. subsp. setigera
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