Classification
 Nomenclature
Scientific Name:
Myosotis eximia Petrie, Trans. & Proc. New Zealand Inst. 48: 188 (1915 [1916]) – as Myosotis (Exarrhena) eximia
 Description

Rosette loose;  lvs elliptic;  hairs short, straight, stiff, closely appressed, not overlapping, abaxially few or 0.  Lateral branches ascending;  stem lvs > lower internodes.  Cymes ebracteate; internodes < calyx at fruiting.  Calyx hairs short, stiff, sparse, appressed.  Corolla white,  c. 15 mm diam.;  tube flaring widely at mouth; filaments long;  anthers wholly exserted.

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

 Biostatus
Indigenous (Endemic)
 Phenology

Flowering: Dec.–Jan.; Fruiting: Feb.–Apr.

 Bibliography
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]
Petrie, D. 1916: Descriptions of New Native Phanerogams. Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute 48: 186–192.