Subordinate Taxa
Scientific Name:
Sicyos L., Sp. Pl. 1013 (1753)

Monoec. scrambling or climbing herbs; petals united at base, anthers cohering; ovary 1-locular, ovule 1, pend.; stigmas 3. Fr. ovoid, dry, ind., beset with barbed bristles.

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

Indigenous (Non-endemic)
Number of species in New Zealand within Sicyos L.
Indigenous (Endemic)1
Indigenous (Non-endemic)1
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