Subordinate Taxa
Scientific Name:
Vitex L. (1753)

Infl. of axillary or terminal cymes or panicles. Calyx 5-toothed, corolla-tube short, lobes 5, obliquely 2-lipped. Stamens 4, us. exserted; ovary 2–4-loculed; ovules 1–2 per locule; style filiform, 2-branched. Drupe ± obovoid, succulent, with bony endocarp.

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

Indigenous (Non-endemic)
Number of species in New Zealand within Vitex L.
Indigenous (Endemic)1
Mabberley, D.J. 2008: Mabberley's plant book, a portable dictionary of plants, their classification and uses. Edition 3. Cambridge University Press.