Scientific Name:
Anisotome Hook.f., Bot. Antarct. Voy. I. (Fl. Antarct.) Part I, 16, t. 8–10 (1844)

Umbels us. compound, rays us. many; involucral bracts various, 0-(. Calyx-teeth very small, or obsolete; petals us. white, occ. pinkish to mauve or reddish, incurved; stamens incurved. Fr. us. ± narrow-oblong in outline; mericarps us. distinctly compressed, with us. 5 sub-equal very narrowly winged ribs. Vittae us. 1 per furrow and 2 on commissural face. Small to large tufted herbs, sts rhizomatous, mostly glab. or nearly so, aromatic; latex mostly cop. The stock is us. well-developed, often multicipital, and produced into a stout deeply descending taproot.

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

Indigenous (Non-endemic)
Number of species in New Zealand within Anisotome Hook.f.
Indigenous (Endemic)16
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Mabberley, D.J. 2008: Mabberley's plant book, a portable dictionary of plants, their classification and uses. Edition 3. Cambridge University Press.