Subordinate Taxa
Scientific Name:
Chloranthaceae R.Br. ex Sims

Plant monoec. or dioec.; fls small, in bracted heads, spikes, or panicles, regular; per. 0 to rud.; stamens 1 to 3 (connate); ovary inferior, 1-carpelled; ovules pend. Herbs, shrubs, or trees with minutely stipulate opp. lvs; petioles sts connate at base.

[From:  Allan (1961) Flora of New Zealand. Volume 1.]

Number of species in New Zealand within Chloranthaceae R.Br. ex Sims
Indigenous (Endemic)1
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