Subordinate Taxa
 Nomenclature
Scientific Name:
Freycinetia Gaudich.
 Description

Spadices us. clustered near stem apex, enclosed within ± coloured deciduous bracts. Fls without per. ♂ polyandrous, sts with distinct rudimentary ovary; filaments us. filiform. ♀ often with staminodes; ovary 1- to ∞-carpellate, unilocular with parietal placentae, solid above; stigmas sessile, us. hippocrepiform, separate or confluent. Frs ± fleshy to almost woody, tightly packed together. Mostly root-climbers. Lvs ± scabrid on margins and midrib.

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

 Biostatus
Indigenous (Non-endemic)
Number of species in New Zealand within Freycinetia Gaudich.
CategoryNumber
Indigenous (Endemic)1
Total1
 Bibliography
Mabberley, D.J. 2008: Mabberley's plant book, a portable dictionary of plants, their classification and uses. Edition 3. Cambridge University Press.