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any of various New Zealand flowering plants of the genus Raoulia
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Noun1.Raoulia - genus of low-growing mat-forming New Zealand plants; in some classifications includes species placed in genus Haastia
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
aster family, Asteraceae, Compositae, family Asteraceae, family Compositae - plants with heads composed of many florets: aster; daisy; dandelion; goldenrod; marigold; lettuces; ragweed; sunflower; thistle; zinnia
Raoulia australis, Raoulia lutescens, sheep plant, vegetable sheep - perennial prostrate mat-forming herb with hoary woolly foliage
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Antiviral activity of raoulic acid from Raoulia australis against Picornaviruses.
Two in fact: Haastia pulvinarius and Raoulia eximia are endemic alpine mat plants belonging to the daisy family, with cushion-forming leaves densely covered in tawny or grey-white hairs.
Half-fill a seed tray with compost then plant a low-growing rock plant that looks just like a freshly mown lawn, such as Raoulia haastii.