Cotula moseleyi

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Cotula moseleyi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Genus: Cotula
Species: C. moseleyi
Binomial name
Cotula moseleyi
Hemsl.

Cotula moseleyi, also known as Nightingale Brassbuttons, is a species of flowering plant in the sunflower family. It has been found only in the Tristan da Cunha chain of islands in the South Atlantic Ocean. Its natural habitats are subantarctic forests, subantarctic grassland, rocky shores, and hillsides. It is threatened by habitat loss.[1][2][3][4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jakubowsky, G. 2003. Cotula moseleyi. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Archived June 27, 2014, at the Wayback Machine. Downloaded on 20 July 2007.
  2. ^ Christopherson, E. 1968: Flowering plants from Tristan da Cunha. Results of the Norwegian scientific Expedition to Tristan da Cunha 1937-1938 55: 1-29.
  3. ^ Groves, E.W. 1981: Vascular plant collections from the Tristan da Cunha group of islands. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History), Botany series 8(4): 333-420.
  4. ^ Roux, J. P., Ryan, P. G., Milton, S. J. and Moloney C. L. 1992: Vegetation and checklist of Inaccessible Island, central South Atlantic Ocean, with notes on Nightingale Island. Bothalia 22 (1): 93-109.
  5. ^ Hemsley, William Botting 1884. Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-76: under the command of Captain George S. Nares and the late Captain Frank Tourle Thomson vol 1, part 2, page 152