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Brachyglottis repanda - rangiora

Daisy family: Asteraceae

Brachyglottis repanda  is a large shrub with branches and lower leaf surfaces covered with fine white to brown hairs.
 Distinguished by its broad, lobed to sinuate soft leaves pale green above and stark white below
An endemic species found throughout most of New Zealand.

Vegetative characteristics

Reproductive characteristics

Plant form: shrub up to 8 m

Arrangement of parts: heads up to 5 mm with symmetric disc florets only


Flower size:

Leaf form: undivided, ovate

Sepals: 5

Leaf size: 10-30 cm

Petals: 5, white

Leaf arrangement: singly on stem

Sexuality:; disc florets are bisexual

Leaf attachment:

Stamens: 5

Leaf margin: lobed

Ovary: below petals

Leaf surface: hairs on undersurface

Fruit: dry