Subordinate Taxa
Scientific Name:
Modiola Monech, Methodus (Moench) 619-20 (1794)

Procumbent herb.  Lvs variously palmately divided.  Epicalyx segments 3, free to base;  calyx evenly 5-toothed;  petals spreading, obtuse. Style-branches as many as loculi, filiform.  Fr. of numerous, 2–3-seeded, awned cells arranged in a single flat whorl, dehiscent and separating from central axis.

[From:  Webb et al. (1988) Flora of New Zealand. Volume 4.]

Number of species in New Zealand within Modiola Monech
Exotic: Fully Naturalised1
Mabberley, D.J. 2008: Mabberley's plant book, a portable dictionary of plants, their classification and uses. Edition 3. Cambridge University Press.
Moench, C. 1794: Methodus plantas horti botanici et agri Marburgensis. Officina Nova Libraria Academiae, Marburg.