Subordinate Taxa
 Nomenclature
Scientific Name:
Lardizabalaceae
 Description

Lianes or sometimes shrubs, usually monoecious or dioecious, usually evergreen.  Lvs alternate, compound, exstipulate.  Fls usually in racemes, less commonly solitary.  Sepals (3)–6, imbricate or valvate, petaloid;  petals 6 or 0;  nectaries usually present.  Stamens 6, free or connate.  Ovary superior; carpels usually 3–(15), divergent, becoming free and fleshy;  ovules numerous on marginal placentas.  Fr. large and fleshy, indehiscent, or dehiscent and opening by a ventral suture.  Seed with abundant endosperm.

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

 Biostatus
Exotic
Number of species in New Zealand within Lardizabalaceae
CategoryNumber
Exotic: Fully Naturalised1
Total1
 Bibliography
Cronquist, A. 1988: The evolution and classification of flowering plants. The New York Botanic Gardens, New York.
Mabberley, D.J. 2008: Mabberley's plant book, a portable dictionary of plants, their classification and uses. Edition 3. Cambridge University Press.