Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., ser. 3, 1: 380. 1844.
Stems trailing or climbing. Leaves: petioles about equaling blades, sometimes with pair of stipule-like lobes at bases; blades ± orbiculate or polygonal, 3–8(–12) × 3–8(–12) cm, lobes or teeth (3–)5–9+, acute. Heads (10–)20–40. Calyculi: bractlets 0.2–1.5+ mm. Phyllaries 3–4 mm. Pappi surpassing involucres by 2–3 mm. 2n = 20.
Phenology: Flowering year round, mostly Nov–Feb.
Habitat: Shady, disturbed sites near the coast
Elevation: 0–200(–300) m
Introduced; Calif., Oreg., South Africa, also introduced in Australia.
Delairea odorata escaped from cultivation and is now an invasive weed in shady, disturbed sites near the coast.