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Olearia cymbifolia (Hard Leaved Tree Daisy)

Kingdom: Plantae
(Unranked): Angiosperms
(Unranked): Eudicots
(Unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Tribe: Astereae
Genus: Olearia
Species: O.cymbifolia
Scientific name: Olearia cymbifolia
Synonym: Olearia nummulariifolia var cymbifolia
Common name: Hard Leaved Tree Daisy

Olearia  cymbifoliais alpine tree daisy shrub with a twiggy dense growth up to 3 m high. 
The Olearia cymbifolia (photograph below) is found only in the South Island in montane to subalpine shrub east of the divide.
Olearia cymbifolia photographed at Otari Native Botanic Garden and Wilton's Bush Reserve. Wellington.