Classification
 Nomenclature
Scientific Name:
Quintinia A.DC. in de Candolle, Prodr. [A. P. de Candolle] 4, 5 (1830)
 Description

Fls small, in axillary or terminal racemes; calyx tube adnate to ovary, lobes persistent; petals imbricate; stamens 5. Ovary 3–5-celled, style persistent; stigmas capitate, 3–5-lobed. Capsule obovoid to ellipsoid, 3–5-valved, inferior to half-superior. Shrubs or trees with alt., coriac., exstipulate lvs, us. with marginal glandular teeth. Young branchlets, lvs, peduncles and pedicels ± viscid and invested with lepidote scales.

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

 Biostatus
Indigenous (Non-endemic)
Number of species in New Zealand within Quintinia A.DC.
CategoryNumber
Indigenous (Endemic)3
Total3
 Bibliography
de Candolle, A. P. 1830: Prodromus Systematis Naturalis Regni Vegetabilis. Vol. 4. Treuttel et Würtz, Paris.
Mabberley, D.J. 2008: Mabberley's plant book, a portable dictionary of plants, their classification and uses. Edition 3. Cambridge University Press.