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Olearia

Olearia

Olearia is a genus of flowering plants belonging to the family Asteraceae. There are about 130 different species within the genus found mostly in Australia, New Guinea and New Zealand. The genus includes herbaceous plants, shrubs and small trees, the latter unusual among the Asteraceae.

Olearia species are used as food plants by the larvae of some Lepidoptera species including Aenetus ligniveren, which burrows into the trunk.Selected species

  • Olearia lirata
  • Olearia lyallii
  • Olearia macrodonta
  • Olearia megalophylla
  • Olearia moschata
  • Olearia myrsinoides
  • Olearia nernstii
  • Olearia nummulariifolia
  • Olearia obcordata
  • Olearia odorata
  • Olearia oporina
  • Olearia pachyphylla
  • Olearia paniculata
  • Olearia pannosa
  • Olearia persoonioides
  • Olearia phlogopappa
  • Olearia pinifolia
  • Olearia polita
  • Olearia ramulosa
  • Olearia rani – Heketara
  • Olearia rotundifolia
  • Olearia semidentata
  • Olearia solandri
  • Olearia speciosa
  • Olearia stuartii
  • Olearia tasmanica
  • Olearia teretifolia
  • Olearia tomentosa
  • Olearia traversiiAkeake
  • Olearia virgata
  • Olearia viscosa
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