Subordinate Taxa
 Nomenclature
Scientific Name:
Corynocarpaceae
 Description

Fls perfect, regular, 5-merous, in terminal panicles; petals adnate to base of sepals; stamens perig., opp. petals, alternating with 5 subpetaloid staminodes; anthers 2-celled, opening lengthwise; disk-glands prominent. Ovary superior. 1–2-celled; styles 1–2, free; ovule solitary, pend. Fr. a drupe, seed lacking endosperm. Trees with alt., simple, entire exstipulate lvs.

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

 Biostatus
Number of species in New Zealand within Corynocarpaceae
CategoryNumber
Indigenous (Endemic)1
Total1
 Bibliography
Connor, H.E. 1977: The Poisonous Plants in New Zealand. Edition 2. Government Printer, Wellington.
Connor, H.E.; Fountain, J. 2009: Plants that Poison: A New Zealand Guide. Manaaki Whenua Press, Lincoln.
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.