Rutidosis leptorrhynchoides

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Button Wrinkelwort
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Tribe: Inuleae
Genus: Rutidosis
Species: R. leptorrhynchoides
Binomial name
Rutidosis leptorrhynchoides
F.Muell.

The Button Wrinklewort is a flowering plant of the genus Rutidosis in the daisy family (Asteraceae). Its natural distribution is south eastern Australia where its restricted to undisturbed grasslands and woodlands. As much of its original habitat has been destroyed or alienated it is now considered a very rare plant.

It is found in some sites within the Canberra urban area, in the Australian Capital Territory.

It is an endangered species under the Australian Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Rutidosis leptorrhynchoides — Button Wrinklewort, Species Profile and Threats Database, Department of the Environment and Heritage, Australia. Retrieved 14 Dec 2013
  • Sites of Significance in the ACT, volume two, Inner Canberra. National Capital Development Commission, Canberra, Australia. 1988. ISBN 0-642-13229-1.