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Plants (New Zealand Native) Botanical names M to Q with photo

New Zealand Native Plants  Botanical names M to Q


Mazus Novae-zelandiae  


Mazus pumillo 


Mazus radicans (Swamp Musk)  



Metrosideros carminea (Crimson rata)


Metrosideros fulgens (Red Rata Vine)   


Metrosideros perforata (White Rata Vine)


       Juvenile leaves                                            Adult leaf
Muehlenbeckia australis (Pohuehue) 


Muehlenbeckia complexa (Srambling pohuehue)  


Muehlenbeckia ephedroides (Leafless pohuehue)


Myosotidium hortensia (Chatham Islands forget-me-not)  


Myosotidium hortensia 'Alba' (White Chatham Islands forget-me-not)


Myosotidium hortensia 'Rosea' (Pink Chatham Islands forget-me-not)


Myosotis lytteltonensis (Lyttelton forget-me-not)  


Myosotis pertiolata var pansa (Forget Me Not)


Myosotis venosa


Myriophyllum robustum (Stout water milfoil)  


Myriophyllum propinquum (Water milford)  


Nertera depressa (Bead plant) 


Ourisia  macrophylla ssp. macrophylla (Mountain Foxglove)   


Parahebe lyallii 


Parahebe (Blue Boy) Parahebe lyallii


Parahebe senex (Old Man Parahebe) 


Parahebe Snowcap (Parahebe catarractae)


Parsonsia heterophylla (New Zealand Jasmine)  


Peperomia urvilleana (Peperomia)


Pleurophyllum hookeri (Silver-leaf Daisy)


Phormium cookianum subsp. cookianum (Mountain flax, Wharariki)   


Phormium cookianum (Mountaun flax)


Phormium tenax  (Goliath)  


Phormium tenax (NZ Flax) 


Pimelea villosa (Sand Daphne)


Pimelea carnosa (Pinatoro)


Pimelea oreophila (Mountain Pinatoro) 


Pimelea prostrata (New Zealand Daphne)


Pimelea urvilleana (Pinatoro)  


Plantago lanigera (Hairy native plantain) 


Plantago sp. forma Punakaiki  


Plantago spathulata (Kauparerarera) 


Plantago triandra (Glossy plantain)  


Pleurophyllum criniferum (Giant button daisy)


The yellow flowers in the background are Bulbinella rossi.
Pleurophyllum hookeri (Silver-leaf Daisy)   


Pleurophyllum speciosum (Campbell Island daisy)


Potentilla anserinoides (Silverweed)


Potamogeton cheesemanii (Pondweed) 

Special thanks Finn Michalak collection curator of Otari Native Botanic Garden, Wellington. These gardens are the only public botanic garden is New Zealand's only dedicated solely to native plants. There are around five hectares of cultivated native plant collections and about 96 hectares of mature and regenerating native forest. It is classified as a Garden of National Significance by the Royal New Zealand Institute of Horticulture.

Thanks to Elise Smith for her help in setting up this site and identifying flora.
Thanks to Dr. Bruce Clarkson of Waikato Univerity
Thanks to Valda Polletti of Te Kainga Marire for her help in identifying some of the trees and plants 
Thanks to John Dodunski of New Plymouth who has been a great help in showing us and identifying our local native 
chids, sundews and ferns.
Thanks also to Glen Church for his help re identifying flora.
Thanks also to Alan Jellyman for his help re identifying flora.
Thanks to Pieter B. Pelser, Phd Univ. of Canterbury for use of his photo

References:

THE HISTORICAL ECOLOGY OF THE INDIGENOUS FOREST OF THE TARANAKI UPLAND Pdf file

Allan HH 1961. Flora of New Zealand, Volume 1. Wellington, Government Printer.
Eagle A 1982. Eagle's trees and shrubs of New Zealand. Second series. Auckland, Collins
Wilson H, Galloway T 1993. Small-leaved shrubs of New Zealand. Christchurch, Manuka Press.
Flora of New Zealand Vol 1,2,3 by H.H.Allan
Wetlands of New Zealand by Janet Hunt
Nature guide to the NZ forest by Dawson& Lucas
Eagle's Trees & Shrubs of New Zealand
Eagle's 100 Shrubs & Climbers of NZ
Native Plants by L Metcalf
New Zealand in Flower By Alison Evans
Which Native Plant by Andrew Crowe
Hebes by Lawrie Metcalf
Vegetation of Egmont National Park by B Clarkson
Small-leaved shrubs of New Zealand by Wilson& Galloway
The Flora of Great Walks by Richard Ryall
The Gardener's Encyclopaedia of NZ Native Plants 
The Royal Horticultural Society A-Z Encyclopaedia of Garden Plants
Mini Guide to the Identification of New Zealand Native Trees by Andrew Crowe 
Photographic Guide to Trees of New Zealand by Lawrie Metcalf 
Photographic Guide to New Zealand Ferns by Lawrie Metcalfe 
New Zealand Small Shrubs and Trees by Murdoch Riley 
New Zealand Trees and Ferns by Murdoch Riley 
Trees and Shrubs of New Zealand by A. L. Poole and Nancy Adams
Nature Guide to the New Zealand Forest by John Dawson and Rob Lucas 
Know your New Zealand Native Plants by Lawrie Metcalf 
New Zealand Flowers and Plants in Colour by J. T Salmon
New Zealand Medical Plants Brooker, Cambie Cooper
New Zealand Gardening A-Z by W.G. Sheat
Hebes Lawrie Metcalfe
NZ Native Trees by John Dawson & Rob Lucas
Above the Treeline by Alan E, Mark

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