- Flower nameAcaena microfila
- Scientific nameAcaena microphylla
- AliasBronze New Zealand burr, Acaena microphylla
- Place of originNew Zealand
- Place of floweringHigh mountain, Botanical Gardens, Overseas
- Flowering seasonJune, July, August
What is Acaena microfila
Acaena microfila or Bronze New Zealand burr (Scientific name: Acaena microphylla) is a creeping alpine plant of the genus Acaena in the rose family, native to New Zealand. The foliage turns reddish copper in summer and is a good groundcover to complement other plants. It produces petal-less, stamen-only flowers in summer.
Common name: acaena microfila, Scientific name: Acaena microphylla, aka: Bronze New Zealand burr, Origin: New Zealand, Type of life: creeping alpine plant, dwarf herb, Height: 5-10 cm, Leaf width: 30-60 cm, Leaf shape: odd pinnate compound, Leaf shape: odd pinnate compound leaf, lobes: round, Leaf color: green, bronze; inflorescence: cephalic; corolla shape: globular; flower color: green to reddish bronze, Flower color: green to reddish bronze; petals: none; flower diameter: 1 cm; flowering season: June to August; uses: ground cover.