Scientific Name:
Raoulia albosericea Colenso, Trans. & Proc. New Zealand Inst. 20: 195 (1887 [1888]) – as Raoulia albo-sericea
  • Raoulia australis var. albosericea (Colenso) Kirk, Stud. Fl. New Zealand 302 (1899)
  • Raoulia hookeri var. albosericea (Colenso) Allan, Fl. New Zealand 1, 707 (1961) – as Raoulia hookeri var. albo-sericea

Of rather more compact habit; tomentum snow-white, shining, very closely appressed on both lf-surfaces; lvs c. 3·5 × 2 mm., obovate-cuneate, us. less inflexed; phyll. rather dark at tips, florets us. < 10.

[From: Allan (1961) Flora of New Zealand. Volume 1 as Raoulia hookeri var. albosericea (Colenso) Allan]

Indigenous (Endemic)
Colenso, W. 1888: On new Phænogamic plants of New Zealand. Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute 20: 188–211.
de Lange, P.J.; Rolfe, J.R.; Barkla J.W.; Courtney, S.P.; Champion, P.D.; Perrie, L.R.; Beadel, S.N.; Ford, K.A.; Breitwieser, I.; Schönberger, I.; Hindmarsh-Walls, R.; Heenan, P.B.; Ladley, K. 2018: Conservation status of New Zealand indigenous vascular plants, 2017. New Zealand Threat Classification Series. No. 22. [Not Threatened]
de Lange, P.J.; Rolfe, J.R.; Champion, P.D.; Courtney, S.P.; Heenan, P.B.; Barkla, J.W.; Cameron, E.K.; Norton, D.A.; Hitchmough, R.A. 2013: Conservation status of New Zealand indigenous vascular plants, 2012. New Zealand Threat Classification Series 3. Department of Conservation, Wellington. [Not Threatened]
Kirk,T. 1899: The Students' Flora of New Zealand and the Outlying Islands. Government Printer, Wellington, N.Z.
Ward, J. M. 1982: A key, synopsis and concordance for Raoulia. Mauri Ora 10: 11–19.