Brachyglottis lagopus

Species

Brachyglottis lagopus

Etymology

Brachyglottis: Name comes from the Greek words brachus meaning "short" and glottis meaning "the vocal apparatus of the larynx"
lagopus: From the Greek lago (hare) and pus (foot)

Current Threat Status

2012 - Not Threatened

Previous Threat Status

2009 - Not Threatened
2004 - Not Threatened

Authority

Brachyglottis lagopus (Raoul) B.Nord.

Family

Asteraceae

Flora Category

Vascular - Native

Synonyms

Senecio lagopus Raoul, Senecio saxifragoides Hook.f., Brachyglottis saxifragoides (Hook.f.) B.Nord.

Main Flower Colour

Yellow

Threats

Not Threatened

Chromosome No.

2n = 60

Endemic Taxon

Yes

Endemic Genus

No

Endemic Family

No

References and further reading

Thorsen, M. J.; Dickinson, K. J. M.; Seddon, P. J. 2009. Seed dispersal systems in the New Zealand flora. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 2009 Vol. 11 No. 4 pp. 285-309

This page last updated on 10 May 2014

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