Chaerophyllum colensoi var. colensoi
mountain myrrh, oreomyrrhis
Oreomyrrhis colensoi Hook.f. var. colensoi; Oreomyrrhis andicola var. colensoi (Hook.f.) Kirk, Oreomyrrhis colensoi var. hispida Allan, Oreomyrrhis colensoi var. multifida Allan; Chaerophyllum colensoi var. hsipidum (Allan) K.F.Chung; Chaerophyllum colensoi var. multifidum (Allan) K.F.Chung
Vascular – Native
Herbs - Dicotyledons other than Composites
The National Vegetation Survey (NVS) Databank is a physical archive and electronic databank containing records of over 94,000 vegetation survey plots - including data from over 19,000 permanent plots. NVS maintains a standard set of species code abbreviations that correspond to standard scientific plant names from the Ngä Tipu o Aotearoa - New Zealand Plants database.
2n = 14
Current conservation status
The conservation status of all known New Zealand vascular plant taxa at the rank of species and below were reassessed in 2017 using the New Zealand Threat Classification System (NZTCS). This report includes a statistical summary and brief notes on changes since 2012 and replaces all previous NZTCS lists for vascular plants. Authors: By Peter J. de Lange, Jeremy R. Rolfe, John W. Barkla, Shannel P. Courtney, Paul D. Champion, Leon R. Perrie, Sarah M. Beadel, Kerry A. Ford, Ilse Breitwieser, Ines Schönberger, Rowan Hindmarsh-Walls, Peter B. Heenan and Kate Ladley.
2012 | Not Threatened
Previous conservation statuses
2009 | Not Threatened
2004 | Not Threatened
chaerophyllum: From the Greek chairo ‘to please’ and phyllon ‘leaf’
colensoi: Named after William Colenso (7 November 1811 - 10 February 1899) who was a Cornish Christian missionary to New Zealand, and also a printer, botanist, explorer and politician.
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