Dolichoglottis scorzoneroides

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Species

Dolichoglottis scorzoneroides

Etymology

Dolichoglottis: Long-tongue
scorzoneroides: like a scorzonera or aster

Common Name(s)

white snow marguerite

Current Threat Status

2012 - Not Threatened

Previous Threat Status

2009 - Not Threatened
2004 - Not Threatened

Authority

Dolichoglottis scorzoneroides (Hook.f.) B.Nord.

Family

Asteraceae

Flora Category

Vascular - Native

Synonyms

Senecio scorzoneroides Hook.f., Senecio lyallii var. scorzoneroides (Hook.f.) Kirk

Distribution

Endemic. South Island only

Main Flower Colour

White

Other Flower Colour

Yellow

Propagation Technique

Difficult, should not be removed from the wild.

Chromosome No.

2n = 60

Endemic Taxon

Yes

Endemic Genus

Yes

Endemic Family

No

Where To Buy

Not commercially available.

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 11: 285-309

This page last updated on 24 Jul 2014

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