Scientific Name:
Raoulia apicinigra Kirk, Trans. & Proc. New Zealand Inst. 11: 464 (1879) – as Raoulia apice-nigra
  • Raoulia australis var. apicinigra (Kirk) Kirk, Stud. Fl. New Zealand 302 (1899)
  • Raoulia hookeri var. apicinigra (Kirk) Allan, Fl. New Zealand 1, 705 (1961) – as Raoulia hookeri var. apice-nigra
Vernacular Name(s):
Mat daisy

Habit rather more open, lvs spathulate, c. 3 mm. long, ± inflexed, clad almost to base on both surfaces in soft white tomentum. Inner phyll. pale stramineous, margins hyaline, apical tomentum dark brown to almost black; pappus-hairs very slightly thickened; papillae minutely claviform. Achenes glab. or nearly so.

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

Indigenous (Endemic)
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. 1879: Descriptions of new plants. Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute 11: 463–466.
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.