Scientific Name:
Korthalsella clavata (Kirk) Cheeseman, Man. New Zealand Fl. 1151 (1906)
  • Viscum clavatum Kirk, Trans. New Zealand Inst. 24: 429, t. 37 (1892)
  • Korthalsella lindsayi var. clavata (Kirk) Danser, 14: 130 (1937)
Vernacular Name(s):

Plant up to c. 8 cm. long, us. shorter; branches few, at a wide angle; internodes ± 5–10 × 1·5–3·5 mm., narrow-spathulate. Flowering branches narrower, us. solitary, ± 10–15 mm. long. Fr. pyriform, viscid.

[From: Allan (1961) Flora of New Zealand. Volume 1 as Korthalsella lindsayi var. clavata (Kirk) Danser]

Indigenous (Endemic)
Cheeseman, T.F. 1906: Manual of the New Zealand Flora. Government Printer, Wellington.
Danser, B.H. 1937: A Revision of the Genus Korthalsella., 14: 115–159.
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. [Declining]
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. [Naturally Uncommon]
Kirk, T. 1892: On a New Mistletoe. Transactions of the New Zealand Institute 24: 429–430.