Brachyglottis huntii

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Brachyglottis huntii
Senecio huntii by Ferdinand von Mueller.jpg
Senecio huntii by Ferdinand von Mueller from the book The Vegetation of the Chatham Islands

Nationally Vulnerable (NZ TCS)[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Tribe: Senecioneae
Genus: Brachyglottis
Species: B. huntii
Binomial name
Brachyglottis huntii
(Muell.) B. Nord.

Senecio huntii F. Muell.[2]

Brachyglottis huntii, commonly called rautini or Chatham Island Christmas tree, is a species in the Asteraceae family and is found only on the Chatham Islands in New Zealand.


  1. ^ Lange, Peter J. de; Rolfe, Jeremy R.; Champion, Paul D.; Courtney, Shannel P.; Heenan, Peter B.; Barkla, John W.; Cameron, Ewen K.; Norton, David A.; Hitchmough, Rodney A. (2013). Conservation status of New Zealand indigenous vascular plants, 2012 (PDF). Wellington: Department of Conservation. p. 18. ISBN 9780478149951. Retrieved 26 December 2015. 
  2. ^ Edgar, E.; H. E. Connor (1983). "Nomina Nova III, 1977-1982" (PDF). New Zealand Journal of Botany. 21: 421–441. doi:10.1080/0028825x.1983.10428573. 0028-825X/83/2104-0421. Retrieved 2008-04-10.