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Damnamenia  vernicosa (Hook.f.) Given  trib. Astereae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Damnamenia  vernicosa (Hook.f.) Given  trib. Astereae
SynonymsCelmisia vernicosa Hook.f. (basionym)
 Aster vernicifluus F.Muell.
 Elcismia vernicosa (Hook.f.) B.L.Rob.
Territory New ZealandAntipodean Is.
grassland
Description basal leaves in dense rosette, coriaceous, shiny, glabrous, 2-5cm, entire, sometimes ciliate, capitula 25-40mm across, disc usually purple, ligules ca.15mm, lorate, 4-dentate
Size5-15cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 16-21°C
division in spring and early fall; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of New Zealand floraseries.landcareresearch.co.nz
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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