Brachyglottis revoluta


Brachyglottis: Name comes from the Greek words brachus meaning "short" and glottis meaning "the vocal apparatus of the larynx"
revoluta: Rolled back from margins or apex

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


Brachyglottis revoluta (Kirk) B.Nord.



Brief Description

Low-growing, sprawling grey-green shrub with clusters of yellow daisy-like flowers inhabiting subalpine areas of south-western South Island. Leaves oval, slightly sticky, 3-6cm long, margins curved and wavy, white or tan fuzz underneath. Flowers 2cm wide with radiating yellow petals in clusters projecting above the leaves.

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 Trees & Shrubs


Senecio revolutum Kirk, Senecio robustus Buchanan nom. illegit., Senecio revolutus Kirk


Endemic. From Fiordland east encompassing the following ranges - Eyre, Thomson, Livingstone, Richardson, Harris, Hector, Garvie, Umbrella and Old Man

Flower Colours



Not Threatened

Chromosome No.

2n = 60

Endemic Taxon


Endemic Genus


Endemic Family


Where To Buy

Not commercially available.

This page last updated on 26 Aug 2013