Scientific Name:
Ourisia simpsonii (L.B.Moore) Arroyo, New Zealand J. Bot. 22: 462 (1984)
  • Ourisia sessilifolia var. simpsonii L.B.Moore in Allan, Fl. New Zealand 1, 869 (1961)

Distichous lvs ± evenly distributed along creeping stem; lamina c. 15 × 10 mm., multicellular hairs ∞ and non-glandular on upper surface, undersurface us. glab., sts a few long hairs, occ. gland-tipped, on strongly marked veins. Cauline lvs often 0. Bracts 1–2 pairs. Hairs on peduncle and pedicels multicellular and gland-tipped. Calyx c. 6 mm. long, with clefts, lobes and hairs as in var. sessilifolia. Corolla c. 1·5 cm. diam.

[From: Allan (1961) Flora of New Zealand. Volume 1 as Ourisia sessilifolia var. simpsonii L.B.Moore]

Indigenous (Endemic)
Arroyo, M.T.K. 1984: New species and combinations in Ourisia (Scrophulariaceae) in New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Botany 22: 447–463.
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]
Meudt, H.M. 2006: Monograph of Ourisia (Plantaginaceae). Systematic Botany Monographs 77: 1–188.