Pleurophyllum speciosum

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Pleurophyllum speciosum
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Tribe: Astereae
Genus: Pleurophyllum
Species: P. speciosum
Binomial name
Pleurophyllum speciosum
Hook. f.

Pleurophyllum speciosum, also known as the Campbell Island daisy, is a megaherb native to the Auckland and Campbell Islands of New Zealand.[1] A false colour image is depicted on the lower left corner on the reverse of the current five dollar New Zealand banknote.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1. P. speciosum Hook. f. Fl. Antarct. 1, 1844, 31, t. 22, 23.". Flora of New Zealand Series. Retrieved 2008-07-20. 
  2. ^ "The history of banknotes in New Zealand". Retrieved 2011-12-30.