An unbranched, elongated inflorescence with pedicellate flowers maturing from the bottom upward i.e., flowers attached to the main stem by short stalks.
the axis of an inflorescence or of a compound leaf
An outer ring of strap-like florets in the head of Asteraceae (daisy) flowers.
Translocating wild or cultivated individuals to sites where the taxon has been known to occur in the past, but from which it has disappeared.
With a slightly wavy margin.
The outer structure of a pod in which the valves have dehisced (persists after the opening of the fruit)
Area dominated by rush-like plants (collectively known as restiads) of the family Restionaceae. Includes Chatham Island and North Island Sporodanthus and oioi (Apodasmia similis)
A shallow notch at the rounded or blunt apex of a leaf.
Any of various slender filaments that function as roots in mosses and ferns and fungi.
With underground creeping stems.
An underground stem (usually spreading horizontallly or creeping) or short and erect.
Diomond shaped, nearly rhombic.
Relating to or living or located on the bank of a natural watercourse (as a river) or sometimes of a lake or a tidewater.
Refers to the edges of streams, rivers,lakes or other waterways.
Refers to plants found growing near the edges of streams, rivers or other waterways.
A strip of land next to streams, rivers, and lakes where there is a transition from terrestrial (land vegetation) to aquatic (water) vegetation. Also known as “berm”.
Pertaining to rivers, streams and such like flowing water systems.
A short, erect, underground stem.
A radiating cluster of leaves.
In orchids, a modified stigma that prevents self-fertilisation.
A dense radiating cluster of leaves.
Sharply pinnatifid or cleft, the segments directed downward.
A trailing stem that roots at the nodes.
Growing on rocks.
A group of distinctive wetland plants. They have solid stems (grasses have hollow stems), true rushes Juncus sp. have rounded leaves.