Scientific Name:
Drosera binata Labill., Nov. Holl. Pl. 1, 78, t. 105 (1805)
  • = Drosera dichotoma Banks & Sol. ex Sm. (1809)
  • = Drosera intermedia R.Cunn. ex A.Cunn., Ann. Nat. Hist. 4: 110 (1840) nom. illeg.
  • = Drosera cunninghamii Walp., Repert. Bot. Syst. (Walpers) 1, 229 (1842)
  • = Drosera flagellifera Colenso, Trans. & Proc. New Zealand Inst. 23: 384 (1890 [1891])
Vernacular Name(s):
Forked sundew; Scented sundew

Stock short. Lvs radical, pubescent, erect or spreading; stipules membr., often trifid, up to 7·5 mm. long; petiole glab., up to 35 cm. long; lamina 2- to 4-fid or more; segs linear, up to 15 cm. × 2 mm. with stalked glandular marginal hairs. Peduncles few, erect, glab., up to 50 cm. or more long; sparingly corymbosely branched above; pedicels up to 15 mm. long; fls us. ∞.Sepals connate at base, obovate to elliptic, up to 6 mm. long, glandular; petals white, obovate, up to 10 mm. long. Style branches 3, several times dichotomously branched, segs dilated. Capsule subglobose, c. 2 mm. long.

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

Indigenous (Non-endemic)

Fruiting: Nov.–Feb.

Colenso, W. 1891: A Description of some newly discovered indigenous plants, being a further contribution towards making known the botany of New Zealand. Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute 23: 381–391.
Cunningham, A. 1840: Florae insularum Novae Zelandiae precursor; or a specimen of the botany of the islands of New Zealand. Annals of Natural History 4: 106–111.
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. [Not Threatened]
Labillardière, J.J.H. de 1804: Novae Hollandiae Plantarum Specimen. Vol. 1(1). Huzard, Paris.
Walpers, W.G. 1842: Repertorium Botanices Systematicae (Walpers). Vol. 1. Hofmeister, Leipzig.