Information is provided here about New Zealand’s flora (including vascular plants, mosses, lichens and liverworts) and fungi. These are the native and exotic species that occur within the New Zealand Botanic Region which is defined in Flora of New Zealand Volume 1 by H.H. Allan (1961) as consisting of the islands lying within 29-55 degrees South latitude and 158 degrees East - 176 degrees West longitude (except Lord Howe Island and Norfolk Island). More information about exotic plants may be found under Threats or by using the Flora search and selecting ‘exotic’.
- Vascular plants - Including gymnosperms / conifers, angiosperms / flowering plants, ferns and lycophytes / club mosses
- Non-vascular plants - Including bryophytes, algae, and lichens
Follow the links below if you would like to retrieve information about plant identification or make your own book of plant species:
For more information about the New Zealand flora go to these websites:
- New Zealand Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)
- Nga tipu Aoteraroa - New Zealand Plants (Landcare Research)
- Flora of New Zealand (Landcare Research)