Oncosiphon piluliferum

(Linnaeus f.) Källersjö
Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 96: 314. 1988.
Common names: Stinknet globe chamomile
Basionym: Cotula pilulifera Linnaeus f. Suppl. Pl., 378. 1782
Synonyms: Matricaria globifera (Thunberg) Fenzl ex Harvey Pentzia globifera (Thunberg) Hutchinson
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 19. Treatment on page 539.

Herbage with vile odor. Leaf blades mostly obovate, 20–35 mm, ultimate lobes linear to spatulate or oblanceolate, 0.5–1 mm wide, sparsely puberulent or strigillose, minutely gland-dotted (in pits). Heads borne singly or 2–4 in corymbiform arrays. Peduncles 1–2(–8) cm, ebracteate. Involucres 3–3.5 × 4–6 mm. Receptacles ± conic to subspheric, muricate. Disc corollas 1.5–2 mm. Cypselae slightly curved, 0.6–0.8 mm, sparingly dotted with minute, glistening oil glands; pappi coroniform, 0.05–0.1 mm, margins subentire or minutely dentate. 2n = 12.

Phenology: Flowering Mar–Jun.
Habitat: Disturbed sites, coastal scrub
Elevation: 500–900 m



Introduced; Ariz., Calif., South Africa.


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David J. Keil +
(Linnaeus f.) Källersjö +
Cotula pilulifera +
Stinknet +  and globe chamomile +
Ariz. +, Calif. +  and South Africa. +
500–900 m +
Disturbed sites, coastal scrub +
Flowering Mar–Jun. +
Bot. J. Linn. Soc. +
Introduced +  and Illustrated +
Matricaria globifera +  and Pentzia globifera +
Oncosiphon piluliferum +
Oncosiphon +
species +