Classification
 Subordinate Taxa
 Nomenclature
Scientific Name:
Juglandaceae
 Description
Deciduous, monoecious trees, occasionally shrubs. Lvs alternate, imparipinnate, exstipulate. ♂ fls numerous, usually in pendulous catkins, bracteate; bracteoles usually 2; perianth of calyx only, (1)–3–6-lobed, usually adnate to bracteoles; stamens 3–40, in 2 or more series; filaments short. ♀ fls few, sessile on the axis; bract and bracteoles 2; perianth 4-lobed, ± adnate to ovary; ovary inferior, 1-celled or incompletely 2–4-celled. Ovule 1, erect, basal. Style 2-fid, with stigmatic surface on inner face of branches. Fr. either a drupe with soft exocarp and endocarp hard, intrusive and 2–4-celled at base, or, less commonly, a nut (sometimes winged) and often adnate to enlarged bract and bracteoles. Seed non-endospermic, 2–4-lobed; cotyledons often very contorted and oily.
[From: Webb et al. (1988) Flora of New Zealand. Volume 4.]
 Biostatus
Exotic
Number of species and named hybrids in New Zealand within Juglandaceae
CategoryNumber
Exotic: Fully Naturalised2
Exotic: Casual2
Total4
 Bibliography
Cronquist, A. 1988: The evolution and classification of flowering plants. The New York Botanic Gardens, New York.
Mabberley, D.J. 2008: Mabberley's plant book, a portable dictionary of plants, their classification and uses. Edition 3. Cambridge University Press.