The blog of a systematic botanist of German origin, now working in Australia. It covers botany, phylogenetics, cladistics, science in general, freethought, and occasionally sillier issues.
Tuesday, October 1, 2013
Botany picture #109: Olearia pimeleoides
Olearia pimeleoides (Asteraceae), New South Wales, 2013. As currently circumscribed, Olearia is the largest genus of daisies on the continent, accounting for a bit more than 10% of the known native species of the family. They are simply known as daisy bushes, and several of them are grown as ornamentals.