Subordinate Taxa
Scientific Name:
  • = Davidsoniaceae

Fls small, perfect to unisexual, panicled or racemed to solitary. Sepals 4–5, petals 0 or 4–5; stamens 4–5 or ∞; carpels free or united into 2–5-celled ovary; styles 2. Trees or shrubs with opp., us. pinnately compound stipulate lvs.

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

Number of species in New Zealand within Cunoniaceae
Indigenous (Endemic)4
Exotic: Casual2
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