Scientific Name:
Lilaeopsis novae-zelandiae (Gand.) A.W.Hill (1827)
  • Crantzia novae-zelandiae Gand. (1918)
  • = Crantzia lineata Hook.f., Bot. Antarct. Voy. II. (Fl. Nov.-Zel.) Part I, 87 (1853)
  • = Lilaeopsis lacustris A.W.Hill (1927)
  • = Lilaeopsis orbicularis A.W.Hill (1928)

Rhizome creeping, rooting at nodes and there emitting solitary "phyllodes" or few together; internodes us. short. "Phyllodes" up to ± 12 cm. long, us. shorter, linear to spathulate. Umbels 3–4-fld, on peduncles up to ± 2 cm. long. Involucral bracts up to c. 3 mm. long; pedicels ± 6 mm. long. Fr. ovoid, ± 1·25 × 1·5–2 mm. Ribs subacute, distinct; lateral somewhat woody; vittae 8, 4 commissural. Stylopodia prominent.

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

Indigenous (Non-endemic)
Affolter, J.M. 1985: Monograph of the genus Lilaeopsis (Umbelliferae). Systematic Botany Monographs 6: 1–140.
Connor, H.E.; Edgar, E. 1987: Name changes in the indigenous New Zealand flora, 1960–1986 and Nomina Nova IV, 1983–1986. New Zealand Journal of Botany 25: 115–170.
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]
Hooker, J.D. 1852–1853 ("1853"): The Botany of the Antarctic Voyage of H.M. Discovery Ships Erebus and Terror in the Years 1839–1843, under the command of Captain Sir James Clark Ross. II. Flora Novae-Zelandiae. Part I. Flowering plants. Lovell Reeve, London.