Taxon: Xerochrysum bracteatum (Vent.) Tzvelev

Genus: Xerochrysum
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Subfamily: Asteroideae
Tribe: Gnaphalieae
Nomen number: 424010
Place of publication: Novosti Sist. Vyssh. Rast. 27:151. 1990
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 25-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 25-Mar-2012
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard, as Helichrysum bracteatum)

Distributional Range:


  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia

  • Naturalized

  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Belarus ; Moldova ; Russian Federation-European part European part; Ukraine
    • Northern Europe: United Kingdom
    • Southeastern Europe: Romania
    • Southwestern Europe: France ; Portugal
  • Northern America

    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States Connecticut, Massachusetts

  • Cultivated


  • Africa

    • Macaronesia: Portugal Madeira Islands; Spain Canary Islands
  • Europe

    • Middle Europe: Belgium ; Czech Republic ; Germany ; Hungary ; Poland ; Slovakia
    • Northern Europe: Ireland
    • Southeastern Europe: Italy


  • Webster's third new international dictionary. (Websters Dict)
  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Bayer, R. J. 2001. Xerochrysum Tzvelev, a pre-existing generic name for Bracteantha Anderb. & Haegi (Asteraceae: Gnaphalieae) Kew Bull. 56:1014.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  • Harden, G. J., ed. Flora of New South Wales. (F NSWales)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  • Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)


Check other web resources for Xerochrysum bracteatum (Vent.) Tzvelev :


  • Fruits: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Fruits: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image