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Genus Haeckeria Family Asteraceae

Description: Shrubs, glabrous or with minute glandular hairs, viscid, aromatic.

Leaves cauline, alternate, sessile, entire.

Heads in dense terminal compound corymbs; partial heads cylindrical; involucral bracts 3- or 4-seriate, imbricate, scarious; receptacle minute, scales absent. Florets few or solitary, tubular, bisexual, 5-merous. Corollas hardly exceeding the involucre, dilated at base, glandular at apex. Anthers finely tailed, with acute terminal appendages. Style branches linear, flattened; apices truncate, papillose.

Achenes terete; pappus absent.


Distribution and occurrence: World: c. 4 species, endemic Australia. Australia: N.S.W., Vic.

Text by E. A. Brown
Taxon concept:

One species in NSW: Haeckeria ozothamnoides

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