Actinodium cunninghamii Schauer

Swamp Daisy

Erect shrub to 1 m tall. Leaves linear to narrowly elliptic. Flower heads 1.5-4.5 cm wide, daisy-like, occasionally without the ray flowers; year round but mostly spring. Sepals and petals similar, white, linear in ray flowers, pink in disk flowers. Stamens 8 (4 long and 4 short), the longer ones opposite the petals.

Sometimes available as a florists' flower.


Source: Spencer, R. (2002). Myrtaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 3. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 2. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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Distribution map
kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Rosanae
order      Myrtales
family       Myrtaceae
genus        Actinodium Schauer