Brachyglottis bellidioides var. bellidioides


Brachyglottis: Name comes from the Greek words brachus meaning "short" and glottis meaning "the vocal apparatus of the larynx"
bellidioides: like Bellis, the English daisy

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 bellidioides (Hook.f.) B.Nord. var. bellidioides



Flora Category

Vascular - Native

Structural Class

Dicotyledonous Herbs - Composites


Senecio bellidioides Hook.f. var. bellidioides, Senecio bellidioides var. angustatus Kirk, Senecio angustatus (Kirk) Cockayne et Sledge nom. illegit., Brachyglottis bellidioides var. angustata (Kirk) B.Nord., Senecio bellidioides var. orbiculatus Simpson et J.S.Thomson, Brachyglottis bellidioides var. orbiculata (G.Simpson et J.S.Thomson) B.Nord., Senecio bellidioides var. setosus Simpson et J.S.Thomson, Brachyglottis bellidioides var. setosa (G.Simpson et J.S.Thomson) B.Nord.

Flower Colours



Not Threatened

Chromosome No.

2n = 60

Endemic Taxon


Endemic Genus


Endemic Family


Life Cycle and Dispersal

Pappate cypselae are 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