Olearia odorata

Species

Olearia odorata

Etymology

Olearia: Derived from the latinised name (Olearius) of the 17th century German botanist Adam Oelenschlager
odorata: scented

Common Name(s)

Scented tree daisy

Current Threat Status

2012 - Not Threatened

Previous Threat Status

2009 - Not Threatened
2004 - Not Threatened

Authority

Olearia odorata Petrie

Family

Asteraceae

Brief Description

Bushy shrub with many erect reddish twigs bearing pale narrow oval leaves that are white underneath inhabiting open areas east of Main Divide. Leaves 10-22mm long by 4-6mm wide. Flowers small. Seed fluffy.

Flora Category

Vascular - Native

Main Flower Colour

White

Other Flower Colour

Black

Threats

Not Threatened

Chromosome No.

2n = 108

Endemic Taxon

Yes

Endemic Genus

No

Endemic Family

No

This page last updated on 6 Dec 2014

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