Senecio latifolius Banks et Sol. ex Hook.f. nom. illegit., Senecio latifolius var. sinuatifolius Kirk, Senecio rufiglandulosus var. sinuatifolius (Kirk) Allan, Senecio solandri Allan var. solandri, Senecio solandri var. rufiglandulosus (Colenso) Allan, Senecio solandri var. sinutaifolius (Kirk) Allan, Senecio rufiglandulosus var. solandri (Allan) Allan
Vascular – Native
Herbs - Dicotyledonous composites
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.
2n = 40
Current conservation status
The threat classification status of all known New Zealand vascular plant taxa at the rank of species and below were reassessed in 2017 using the New Zealand Threat Classification System (NZTCS) – more information about this can be found on the NZTCS website This report includes a statistical summary and brief notes on changes since 2012 and replaces all previous NZTCS lists for vascular plants. Authors: By Peter J. de Lange, Jeremy R. Rolfe, John W. Barkla, Shannel P. Courtney, Paul D. Champion, Leon R. Perrie, Sarah M. Beadel, Kerry A. Ford, Ilse Breitwieser, Ines Schönberger, Rowan Hindmarsh-Walls, Peter B. Heenan and Kate Ladley. Please note, threat classifications are often suggested by authors when publications fall between NZTCS assessment periods – a suggested threat classification status has not been assessed by the NZTCS panel.
2017 | Not Threatened
Previous conservation statuses
2012 | Not Threatened
2009 | Not Threatened
2004 | Not Threatened
Endemic. North and South Islands from the Waitakere Ranges south to about Hokitika and Canterbury. An old Buchanan collection from Motuopao Island off Cape Maria Van Diemen is considered doubtful
Easy from fresh seed, stem cuttings and rooted pieces. An attractive herbaceous perennial for a damp, semi-shaded or sunny spot.
senecio: From the Latin senex ‘old man’ (probably referring to the bearded seeds)
Where To Buy
No commercially available.