Subordinate Taxa
Scientific Name:
Laurelia Juss., Annales du Muséum National d'HistoireNnaturelle 14: 134 (1809)

Dioec. to polygamous trees; fls in axillary cymes or racemes; ♂ with campanulate, 5–12-lobed per.; stamens 6–12, filaments biglandular at base, anthers opening by valves. ♀ and perfect fls with tubular per. elongating in fr., becoming 3–5-cleft; stamens all reduced to scales or some perfect. Carpels several, styles plumose; ovule solitary, erect. Perfect fls similar to ♀, but with outer series of stamens perfect; achenes included in enlarged per. Aromatic trees with opp. coriac. lvs.

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

Indigenous (Non-endemic)
Number of species in New Zealand within Laurelia Juss.
Indigenous (Endemic)1
Annales du Muséum National d'HistoireNnaturelle
Mabberley, D.J. 2008: Mabberley's plant book, a portable dictionary of plants, their classification and uses. Edition 3. Cambridge University Press.