Celmisia subsection Imbricatae

White cushion mountain daisy Celmisia sessiliflora, copyright Leon Perrie.

Belongs within: Celmisia.

The subsection Imbricatae of the genus Celmisia is a group of New Zealand mountain daisies that grow as subshrubs with their leaves not concentrated in clusters (Allan 1961).

Characters (from Allan 1961): Subshrubs with hard woody stems and branches; leaves imbricate along branches, living leaves not concentrated in rosulate clusters at tips of branches, sheaths long-persistent; disk-florets yellow.

<==Celmisia subsect. Imbricatae Allan 1961 A61
    |--C. ser. Robustae Allan 1961 non Pedicularis ser. Robustae Prain 1890 A61
    |    |--C. (sect. *Lignosae subsect. *I. ser. *R.) ramulosa Hooker 1867 A61
    |    |    |--C. r. var. ramulosa A61
    |    |    `--C. r. var. tuberculata Simpson & Thomson 1942 A61
    |    |--C. brevifolia Cockayne ex Cheeseman 1925 A61
    |    |--C. gibbsii Cheeseman 1906 A61
    |    |--C. lateralis Buchan. 1872 A61
    |    |    |--C. l. var. lateralis A61
    |    |    `--C. l. var. villosa Cheeseman 1906 A61
    |    |--C. rupestris Cheeseman 1884 A61
    |    `--C. walkeri Kirk 1877 A61
    `--C. ser. Nanae Allan 1961 A61
         |--C. (ser. *N.) laricifolia Hooker 1855 A61
         |--C. argentea Kirk 1899 [incl. C. sessiliflora var. minor Petrie 1883] A61
         |--C. clavata Simpson & Thomson 1942 (n. d.) A61
         `--C. sessiliflora Hooker 1864 (see below for synonymy) A61

Celmisia sessiliflora Hooker 1864 [incl. C. sessiliflora var. ambigua Simpson 1945 (n. n.), C. sessiliflora var. pedunculata Kirk 1899] A61

*Type species of generic name indicated


[A61] Allan, H. H. 1961. Flora of New Zealand vol. 1. Indigenous Tracheophyta: Psilopsida, Lycopsida, Filicopsida, Gymnospermae, Dicotyledones. R. E. Owen, Government Printer: Wellington (New Zealand).

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