Scientific Name:
Azorella colensoi (Domin) G.M.Plunkett & A.N.Nicolas, Brittonia 69: epublished (2016)
  • Schizeilema colensoi Domin, Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 40: 580 (1908)

Stems us. above ground, filiform or nearly so, creeping, branching, rooting, at nodes. Lvs on filiform petioles up to ± 2 cm. long; stipules minute, fimbriate. Lamina glab. or with a few cilia, 3-partite to base; 1flts membr., obovate-cuneate, sessile or subsessile, 2.5–5–(10) mm. long, with rounded lobe at apex and lateral pair of blunt teeth, to retuse or entire; margins slightly thickened and recurved. Umbels simple, (3)–5–6–(10) -fld, on filiform, branched, ± ciliolate peduncles up to c. 2 cm. long. Involucral bracts narrow-linear to narrow-lanceolate, acuminate. F1s minute, on pedicels ± 1–(3) mm. long; petals ovate, acute. Fr. tetragonous, ± 3 × 2 mm.; mericarps distinctly 5-ribbed.

[From: Allan (1961) Flora of New Zealand. Volume 1. as Schizeilema colensoi Domin]

Indigenous (Endemic)
de Lange, P.J.; Rolfe, J.R.; Barkla J.W.; Courtney, S.P.; Champion, P.D.; Perrie, L.R.; Beadel, S.N.; Ford, K.A.; Breitwieser, I.; Schönberger, I.; Hindmarsh-Walls, R.; Heenan, P.B.; Ladley, K. 2018: Conservation status of New Zealand indigenous vascular plants, 2017. New Zealand Threat Classification Series. No. 22. [Not Threatened]
de Lange, P.J.; Rolfe, J.R.; Champion, P.D.; Courtney, S.P.; Heenan, P.B.; Barkla, J.W.; Cameron, E.K.; Norton, D.A.; Hitchmough, R.A. 2013: Conservation status of New Zealand indigenous vascular plants, 2012. New Zealand Threat Classification Series 3. Department of Conservation, Wellington. [as Schizeilema colensoi Domin] [Not Threatened]
Domin, K. 1908: Uber eine neue austral-antarktische Umbelliferen-Gattung. Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 40: 573–575.
Plunkett, G.M; Nicolas, A.N. 2017: Assessing Azorella (Apiaceae) and its allies: Phylogenetics and a new classification. Brittonia 69(1): 31–61. [First Online: 15 September 2016]