Subordinate Taxa
 Nomenclature
Scientific Name:
Loganiaceae
 Description

Fls 4–5-merous, perfect, regular, in few-fld corymbs or heads. Stamens epipetalous; anthers 2-celled, dehiscing lengthwise. Ovary superior, us. 2-loculed; placentae us. axile. Fr. us. a septicidal capsule; seeds ∞, sts winged. Herbs, shrubs, trees or lianes with us. opp., simple, stipulate or exstipulate lvs. Widespread in tropical to warm temperate regions, with some 35 genera and 800 spp.

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

 Biostatus
Number of species in New Zealand within Loganiaceae
CategoryNumber
Indigenous (Endemic): Extinct1
Indigenous (Endemic)4
Total5
 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.