Montanoa hibiscifolia

Montanoa hibiscifolia

Image of Montanoa hibiscifolia

(Tree Daisy)

FAMILY

Asteraceae

Species

Montanoa hibiscifolia

Common name

Tree Daisy

Flower colour; life form

Flowers white; shrub

Distinguishing features

A much branched shrub to about 3 m tall, leaves opposite deeply lobed, hairy, to 45 cm long and 30 cm wide. The daisy-like flowers forms large clusters, rays white with disk flowers in the centre yellow. The seeds or achenes to 2.5 cm long, dark-brown at maturity. Common along some roadsides near Lake Barrine, North Queensland.

Imges of Montanoa inflorescence and leaf