Yellow Paper Daisy – Australian Native – 1317 Views 20.11.2016
Xerochrysum viscosum is a common daisy native to Australia. It is also known as Sticky Everlasting, Yellow Paper Daisy, Shiny Everlasting or Golden Everlasting.
Xerochrysum – from Greek xeros meaning “dry” and chrysos meaning “gold” (this refers to the common yellow papery bracts that occur within the genus)
viscosum – from Latin viscosus meaning “sticky” (refers to leaf character)
Australian National Botanic Gardens, Canberra, ACT, Australia.
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