Urostemon kirkii

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The status, affinity, scope or nomenclature of this taxon is disputed.

Please see discussion on the talk page.

Urostemon kirkii


Taxonavigation: Asterales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Campanulids
Ordo: Asterales

Familia: Asteraceae
Subfamilia: Asteroideae
Tribus: Senecioneae
Subtribus: Unplaced Senecioneae
Genus: Urostemon
Species: Urostemon kirkii
Varietates: U. k. var. angustior – U. k. var. kirkii

Note: NZFlora and Hassler disagree as to the acceptance of this combination. The former prefers to see Urostemon in Brachyglottis and as this is the local fora then it ought to have more weight.



Urostemon kirkii (Hook.f. ex Kirk) B.Nord., Opera Bot. 44: 33 (1978).


  • Basionym
    • Senecio kirkii Hook.f. ex Kirk, Fl. New Zealand: 344.
  • Homotypic
    • Brachyglottis kirkii (Hook.f. ex Kirk) C.J.Webb, New Zealand J. Bot. 25: 150 (1987).
  • Heterotypic


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Australasia
    • Regional: New Zealand
      • New Zealand North, New Zealand South.

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition



Primary references


{{Nordenstam, 1978}

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