Classification
 Nomenclature
Scientific Name:
Myosotis brockiei L.B.Moore & M.J.A.Simpson, New Zealand J. Bot. 11: 163 (1973)
Synonymy:
Type: South Island. Gorge of Cobb River 1.5 km below dam (lat. 41⁰06'S, long. 172⁰41'E), 15 Dec. 1965, W.B.Brockie s.n., ex Herbarium of H. Talbot (holo: CHR 233859/A!*; iso: CHR 233860!).
Etymology:
The epithet honours Walter Boa Brockie (1897–1972; Moore and Simpson 1973), New Zealand botanist and horticulturist (Simpson 1974).
 Description

Rosette lvs crowded;  lamina narrow-elliptic;  hairs short, fine, silky, arcuate, crowded but barely overlapping, abaxially mostly retrorse. Lateral branches erect.  Cymes 1-several, ebracteate;  young fls crowded but internodes > calyx at fruiting.  Calyx lobes wide-spreading, lobed almost to base.  Corolla white, to 10 mm diam.;  tube very short, < calyx lobes;  filaments long, conspicuous.

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

 Biostatus
Indigenous (Endemic)
 Bibliography
Connor, H.E.; Edgar, E. 1987: Name changes in the indigenous New Zealand flora, 1960–1986 and Nomina Nova IV, 1983–1986. New Zealand Journal of Botany 25: 115–170.
de Lange, P.J.; Norton, D.A.; Courtney, S.P.; Heenan, P.B.; Barkla, J.W.; Cameron, E.K.; Hitchmough, R.; Townsend, A.J. 2009: Threatened and uncommon plants of New Zealand (2008 revision). New Zealand Journal of Botany 47: 61–96. [Naturally uncommon]
de Lange, P.J.; Norton, D.A.; Heenan, P.B.; Courtney, S.P.; Molloy, B.P.J.; Ogle, C.C.; Rance, B.D. 2004: Threatened and uncommon plants of New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Botany 42(1): 45–76.
de Lange, P.J.; Rolfe, J.R.; Barkla J.W.; Courtney, S.P.; Champion, P.D.; Perrie, L.R.; Beadel, S.N.; Ford, K.A.; Breitwieser, I.; Schönberger, I.; Hindmarsh-Walls, R.; Heenan, P.B.; Ladley, K. 2018: Conservation status of New Zealand indigenous vascular plants, 2017. New Zealand Threat Classification Series No. 22. [Naturally Uncommon]
de Lange, P.J.; Rolfe, J.R.; Champion, P.D.; Courtney, S.P.; Heenan, P.B.; Barkla, J.W.; Cameron, E.K.; Norton, D.A.; Hitchmough, R.A. 2013: Conservation status of New Zealand indigenous vascular plants, 2012. New Zealand Threat Classification Series 3. Department of Conservation, Wellington. [Naturally Uncommon]
Moore, L.B.; Simpson, M.J.A. 1973: A new Myosotis from North-west Nelson. New Zealand Journal of Botany 11: 163–170.