Classification
 Nomenclature
Scientific Name:
Bulbinella talbotii L.B.Moore (1964)
 Description

Plant us. rising only a few cm. from the ground but reaching diam. of 10–40 cm. Lvs 3–7 mm. wide, ± horizontally spreading. Peduncle very short, scarcely emerging from lf-sheaths, rarely exceeding raceme-length. Raceme at fl. 1–2.5 × 1.5 cm., elongating little at fr.; fls densely crowded; bracts c. = pedicels, with broad, pale, membr. sheathing base, covering young buds but in fr. almost hidden; pedicels short, spreading, hardly visible. Fls yellow but the nerve in each tepal green externally, bisexual; per. 7–11 mm. diam., shrivelled and tangled at base of ripe capsule. Ovary and capsule stipitate, the capsule globose above the gynophore, 3.5–6.5 mm. diam. Seeds c. 3.5 mm. long, brown, smooth, rounded and without wings. 2n = 14.

[From:  Moore and Edgar (1970) Flora of New Zealand. Volume 2.]

 Biostatus
Indigenous (Endemic)
 Phenology

Flowering: Dec.–Jan.; Fruiting: Dec.–Feb.

 Bibliography
de Lange, P.J.; Norton, D.A.; Courtney, S.P.; Heenan, P.B.; Barkla, J.W.; Cameron, E.K.; Hitchmough, R.; Townsend, A.J. 2009: Threatened and uncommon plants of New Zealand (2008 revision). New Zealand Journal of Botany 47: 61–96. [Naturally uncommon]
de Lange, P.J.; Norton, D.A.; Heenan, P.B.; Courtney, S.P.; Molloy, B.P.J.; Ogle, C.C.; Rance, B.D. 2004: Threatened and uncommon plants of New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Botany 42(1): 45–76.
de Lange, P.J.; Rolfe, J.R.; Barkla J.W.; Courtney, S.P.; Champion, P.D.; Perrie, L.R.; Beadel, S.N.; Ford, K.A.; Breitwieser, I.; Schönberger, I.; Hindmarsh-Walls, R.; Heenan, P.B.; Ladley, K. 2018: Conservation status of New Zealand indigenous vascular plants, 2017. New Zealand Threat Classification Series. No. 22. [Naturally Uncommon]
de Lange, P.J.; Rolfe, J.R.; Champion, P.D.; Courtney, S.P.; Heenan, P.B.; Barkla, J.W.; Cameron, E.K.; Norton, D.A.; Hitchmough, R.A. 2013: Conservation status of New Zealand indigenous vascular plants, 2012. New Zealand Threat Classification Series 3. Department of Conservation, Wellington. [Naturally Uncommon]
Moore, L.B. 1964: The New Zealand Species of Bulbinella (Liliaceae). New Zealand Journal of Botany 2: 286–304.