Subordinate Taxa
Scientific Name:
Monimiaceae Juss.

Fls regular, us. small, unisexual to polygamous, in cymes or racemes; per. segs 4-many; stamens many to few, anthers opening by slits or valves; disk adnate to per. tube; carpels 1-ovuled, us. several, free in fr., us. enclosed in persistant per. tube. Trees or shrubs, us. fragrant; lvs coriac., us. opp., gland-dotted, exstipulate. About 30 genera, mainly of tropics and subtropics.

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

Number of species in New Zealand within Monimiaceae Juss.
Indigenous (Endemic)1
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