Scientific Name:
Aristotelia L'Hér. (1784)

Fls unisexual, axillary, in racemes to solitary, 4–5-merous; sepals valvate, petals us. lobed or toothed; disk thickened. Stamens ∞ or 4–5, inserted on disk, anthers opening by apical slits. Ovary 2–4-celled, ovules 2 per cell, styles subulate. Fr. a berry. Embryo straight. Shrubs or trees with opp. lvs.

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

Indigenous (Non-endemic)
Number of species and named hybrids in New Zealand within Aristotelia L'Hér.
Indigenous (Endemic)3
Coode, M.J.E. 1985: Aristotelia and Vallea, closely related in Elaeocarpaceae. Kew Bulletin 40: 479–507.
Kubitzki, K. 2004: VI Flowering Plants. Dicotyledons: Celestrales, Oxalidales, Rosales, Cornales, Ericales. Kubitzki, K. (ed.) The Families and Genera of Vascular Plants. Spinger-Verlag, Berlin. Springer-Verlag, Berlin.
Mabberley, D.J. 2008: Mabberley's plant book, a portable dictionary of plants, their classification and uses. Edition 3. Cambridge University Press.