Anaphalioides bellidioides


Anaphalioides: Resembling the genus Anaphalis, the derivation of which is unclear
bellidioides: like Bellis, the English daisy

Common Name(s)

Hells Bells

Current Conservation Status

2012 - Not Threatened

Conservation status of New Zealand indigenous vascular plants, 2012
The conservation status of all known New Zealand vascular plant taxa at the rank of species and below were reassessed in 2012 using the New Zealand Threat Classification System (NZTCS). This report includes a statistical summary and brief notes on changes since 2009 and replaces all previous NZTCS lists for vascular plants. Authors: Peter J. de Lange, Jeremy R. Rolfe, Paul D. Champion, Shannel P. Courtney, Peter B. Heenan, John W. Barkla, Ewen K. Cameron, David A. Norton and Rodney A. Hitchmough. File size: 792KB

Previous Conservation Status

2009 - Not Threatened
2004 - Not Threatened


Anaphalioides bellidioides (G.Forst.) Glenny



Flora Category

Vascular - Native

NVS Species Code


The National Vegetation Survey (NVS) Databank is a physical archive and electronic databank containing records of over 94,000 vegetation survey plots - including data from over 19,000 permanent plots. NVS maintains a standard set of species code abbreviations that correspond to standard scientific plant names from the Ngä Tipu o Aotearoa - New Zealand Plants database.

Structural Class

Dicotyledonous Herbs - Composites


Xeranthemum bellidioides G.Forst., Helichrysum bellidioides (G.Forst.) Willd., Helichrysum prostratum Hook.f., Helichrysum bellidioides (G.Forst.) Willd. var. bellidioides, Helichrysum bellidioides var. erectum Kirk, Helichrysum bellidioides var. prostratum (Hook.f.) Kirk, Helichrysum bellidioides var. gracile Allan,

Flower Colours



Not Threatened

Chromosome No.

2n = 28

Endemic Taxon


Endemic Genus


Endemic Family


Life Cycle and Dispersal

Pappate cypselae dispersed by wind (Thorsen et al., 2009).


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