Scientific Name:
Myosotis bryonoma Meudt, Prebble & Thorsen in Meudt & Prebble, Austral. Syst. Bot. 31: 75-78 (2018)
Type: New Zealand: South Island: Otago, Garvie Mountains, east of Lake Laura, 1524 m ASL, 11 Jan 2016, H.M. Meudt & A. Kusabs HMM411 (holo: WELT SP104478†).
The epithet bryonoma means ‘dwelling in moss’ and derived from the Greek words bryon (moss) and nomos (place or condition for living), referring to the mossy habitats where plants of this species are found.
Indigenous (Endemic)
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. [Naturally Uncommon]
Meudt, H.M.; Prebble, J.M. 2018: Species limits and taxonomic revision of the bracteate-prostrate group of southern hemisphere forget-me-nots (Myosotis, Boraginaceae), including description of three new species endemic to New Zealand. Australian Systematic Botany 31: 48–105.