Mingimingi, tall mingimingi
Cyathodes fasciculata (G.Forst.) Allan, Leucopogon brevibarbis Stschegl., Styphelia fasciculata (G.Forst.) Sleumer
Vascular – Native
Dicotyledonous Trees & Shrubs
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2n = 44
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
Bushy prickly shrub bearing hard narrow sharp leaves that are greenish underneath and spikes of small white bell-shaped flowers and red to white fruit. Leaves variable, two forms: around 4mm wide mainly in the west, and 1.5-2mm wide mainly in the east (both around 10-15mm long).
Fleshy drupes are dispersed by frugivory (Thorsen et al., 2009).
leucopogon: White beard (the petals are hairy)
fasciculatus: Little bundles bearer
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