Subordinate Taxa
Scientific Name:
Baloghia Endl., Prodr. Fl. Norfolk. 84 (1833)

Monoecious or dioecious trees or shrubs.  Lvs stipulate, opposite or alternate.  ♂ and ♀ fls mixed or separate in short terminal racemes. ♂ fls:  calyx with 4–5 segments imbricate in bud;  petals 4–5;  stamens variable in number;  filaments shortly connate at base.  ♀ fls:  calyx and petals as for ♂;  ovary 3-celled with a single ovule in each cell;  styles 3, deeply 2-fid.  Fr. spherical, separating from the persistent axis at maturity, fleshy, becoming hard;  seeds oblong.

[From:  Webb et al. (1988) Flora of New Zealand. Volume 4.]

Number of species in New Zealand within Baloghia Endl.
Exotic: Fully Naturalised1
Endlicher, S.F.L. 1833: Prodromus Florae Norfolkicae. Beck, Wien.
Mabberley, D.J. 2008: Mabberley's plant book, a portable dictionary of plants, their classification and uses. Edition 3. Cambridge University Press.