Einadia allanii (Aellen) Paul G.Wilson
Vascular – Native
Herbs - Dicotyledons other than Composites
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2n = 36
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 | At Risk – Naturally Uncommon | Qualifiers: DP, Sp
Previous conservation statuses
2009 | At Risk – Naturally Uncommon
2004 | Not Threatened
Endemic. North and South Islands from the Wairarapa south.
North Cape records of this species are referrable to E. trigonos subsp. trigonos.
Nutlets are possibly dispersed by water (Thorsen et al., 2009).
Not Threatened. However uncommon in the North Island.
chenopodium: From the Greek chen ‘goose’ and pous ‘foot’, referring to the shape of the leaves
allanii: After Dr Harry Howard Barton Allan C.B.E. (1882–1957) one time school teacher, then first director of DSIR Botany Division, and ‘sole’ author of Flora I, the first in the former DSIR Botany Division flora series.
Where To Buy
Not commercially available
Notes on taxonomy
Usually placed within the Chenopodiaceae
References and further reading
Thorsen, M. J.; Dickinson, K. J. M.; Seddon, P. J. 2009. Seed dispersal systems in the New Zealand flora. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 11: 285-309.