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Common name

English: Velvet Groundsel

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2612)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2512)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2124)

      Order: Asterales (221)

        Family: Asteraceae (219)(family description)

          Genus: Roldana (1)

            Epithet: petasitis (Sims) H.Rob. & Brettell (1)

Synonyms: Cineraria petasitis Sims, Cineraria platanifolia Schrank, Senecio petasitis (Sims) DC.

petasitis => hat like

platanifolia => leaves resemble those of the plane Platanus

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habit: herb, shrub

Flower colour: yellow

External links

Check for Roldana petasitis at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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