Scientific Name:
Pseudopanax K.Koch, Wochenschr. Gärtnerei Pflanzenk. 2: 366 (1859)

Plants dioec.; fls in simple or compound umbels, often racemosely arranged on rays. Calyx truncate or minutely 5-toothed; petals 5, valvate; stamens 5; ovary 5- or rarely 4–3-celled, style-branches often connate into short column. Fr. somewhat fleshy, 5- or rarely fewer-loculed, seeds one per locule. Shrubs or trees, glab. in all parts. Lvs digitately compound or simple by reduction.

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

Indigenous (Endemic)
Number of species in New Zealand within Pseudopanax K.Koch
Indigenous (Endemic)12
Koch, C. In: Koch, C.; Fintelmann, G. A. 1859: Wochenschrift für Gärtnerei und Pflanzenkunde 2
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