Brachyglottis perdicioides

Key Features

  • Shrub to 2 m tall.
  • Leaves are oblong and strongly toothed, 2.5 to 5 cm long, that are aromatic when crushed.
  • Yellow flowers are borne in heads at the branch tips.

Distribution and Habitat

  • North Island, Hicks Bay to the Mahia Peninsula, in coastal forest.


  • Habitat modification and loss.

Management Opportunities

  • Survey for new locations.
  • Mark known sites.
  • Protection of habitat.
  • Ensure that forest owners are aware of potential habitats and can recognise the species.

Monitoring Options

  • Check existing populations annually.
  • Report new locations to DOC, NZPCN.

Further Information and Support

  • New Zealand Plant Conservation Network (NZPCN).
  • References:
    • Poole & Adams (1994). Trees and shrubs of New Zealand. Maanaki Whenua Press, Lincoln