Subordinate Taxa
Scientific Name:
Knightia R.Br., Transactions of the Linnean Society of London 10: 193 (1810)

Fls perfect, regular, 4-merous, racemed on paired pedicels. Per. cylindric, segs separating and curling spirally. Stamens attached above middle; filaments very short, anthers long linear. Hypog. glands 4; ovary sessile, 1-celled, 4-ovuled; style long, persistent. Follicles woody, seeds winged at apex. Trees or shrubs with alt. lvs.

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

Indigenous (Endemic)
Number of species in New Zealand within Knightia R.Br.
Indigenous (Endemic)1
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