Subordinate Taxa
Scientific Name:
Geniostoma J.R.Forst. & G.Forst., Char. Gen. Pl. 23 (1775)

Fls 5-merous in axillary ± congested cymes. Calyx-lobes acute; corolla campanulate to rotate, us. contorted in bud, lobes spreading when fl. expanded. Stamens affixed at or near throat on short filaments. Ovary 2-loculed, style simple, stigma capitate. Capsule ± globose; valves 2, separating from axis. Seeds ∞, enveloped by persistent placentae. Glab. shrubs, with opp. lvs connected by stipular line.

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

Indigenous (Non-endemic)
Number of species in New Zealand within Geniostoma J.R.Forst. & G.Forst.
Indigenous (Endemic)1
Forster, J.R.; Forster, G. 1775: Characteres Generum Plantarum:quas in itinere ad insulas maris Australis, collegerunt, descripserunt, delinearunt, annis 1772-1775. Edition 1. London.
Mabberley, D.J. 2008: Mabberley's plant book, a portable dictionary of plants, their classification and uses. Edition 3. Cambridge University Press.