T.E.R:R.A.I.N - Taranaki Educational Resource: Research, Analysis and Information Network


Plants (New Zealand Native) Botanical names R to Z with photo

New Zealand Native Plant Botanical Names:  R to Z 



Ranunculus acaulis (Sand buttercup)


Ranunculus amphitrichus (Small River Buttercup) 


Ranunculus hirtus


Ranunculus insignis (Korikori) 


Ranunculus lyallii (Mount Cook lily)   


Ranunculus nivicola (Mountain buttercup)


Ranunculus reflexus( Hairy buttercup)


Ranunculus verticillatus


Raoulia glabra (Mat daisy)  


Raoulia aff. hookeri 'Coast' (Coastal raoulia)


Raoulia hookeri  


Raoulia parkii (Celadon mat daisy)  


Raoulia subsericea (Turf mat daisy)


Raoulia tenuicaulis (Scabweed, Tutahuna) 


Ripogonum scandens (Supplejack vine)


Rubus australis (Swamp Lawyer) 


Rubus barkeri (Lawyer)


Rubus cissoids (Bush Lawyer)


Rubus parvus (Creeping Lawyer) 


Rubus schmidelioides (Bush lawyer)


Rubus schmidelioides var. subpauperatus (Tataramoa)


Rubus squarrosus (Leafless lawyer)  


Rumex flexuosus (Maori dock)


Sarcocornia quinqueflora (Glasswort) 


Scaevola gracilis (Fan flower) 


Scleranthus biflous (Cushion plant)


Scleranthus brockiei


Scleranthus uniflous (Mossy scabweed)  


Scutellaria novae-zelandiae  


Selliera radicans 


Senecio glaucophyllus subsp. basinudus


Senecio radiolatus subsp. radiolatus (Chatham Island groundsel)


Senecio rufiglandulosus (Puhaureroa)


Sonchus grandifolius (Chatham Island sow thistle)


Sonchus kirkii (New Zealand Sowthistle)   


Stilbocarpa lyallii (Punui)


Stilbocarpa polaris (Macquarie Island cabbage)


Stilbocarpa robusta (Punui)


Tecomanthe speciosa (Three Kings Vine) 


Tetragonia tetragonioides (N.Z Spinach)  


Typha orientalis (Bulrush)

Urtica ferox (Tree nettle)    


Viola lyallii (Native violet)


Wahlenbergia albomarginata subsp. laxa (New Zealand harebell)


Wahlenbergia matthewsii (Rock harebell)


Wahlenbergia pygmaea subsp. pygmaea (North Island harebell) 


Wahlenbergia violacea (Rimu-roa) 

Xeronema callistemon (Poor Knights lily) 

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

Websites
http://www.o2landscapes.com
http://en.wikipedia.org
http://www.gardens.co.nz/Natives.cfm
http://www.doc.govt.nz/conservation/native-plants/
http://www.nzplantpics.com/
http://www.bushmansfriend.co.nz/photos-for-identification-xidc15133.html
http://nzflora.landcareresearch.co.nz
http://pharmacy.otago.ac.nz/rongoa/pages/links.html
http://www.nativeorchids.co.nz
The New Zealand Plant Conservation Network
http://www.tiritirimatangi.org.nz
http://www.shootgardening.co.uk/
http://www.greenmilenursery.be/New%20Zealand%20natives.html
http://www.kaimaibush.co.nz/
http://www.biol.canterbury.ac.nz
http://www.oratianatives.co.nz/
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http://www.gardens.co.nz/Natives.cfm
http://www.doc.govt.nz/conservation/native-plants/
http://www.nzplantpics.com/
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http://nzflora.landcareresearch.co.nz
http://pharmacy.otago.ac.nz/rongoa/pages/links.html
http://www.nativeorchids.co.nz
The New Zealand Plant Conservation Network
http://www.biol.canterbury.ac.nz
http://nfsnz.orconhosting.net.nz/nzspecies.htm Fushias
http://www.tawapou.co.nz/
http://www.smartplants.co.nz
ttp://www.landscapedesign.co.nz/landscapedetails_miniex.asp?id=5327
http://www.liddlewonder.co.nz
http://www.piha.co.nz