An unbranched, elongated inflorescence with pedicellate flowers maturing from the bottom upward i.e., flowers attached to the main stem by short stalks.
Bent back on itself.
Translocating wild or cultivated individuals to sites where the taxon has been known to occur in the past, but from which it has disappeared.
The outer structure of a pod in which the valves have dehisced (persists after the opening of the fruit).
Area dominated by rush-like plants (collectively known as restiads) of the family Restionaceae. Includes Chatham Island and North Island Sporodanthus and oioi (Apodasmia similis).
With underground creeping stems.
Relating to or living or located on the bank of a natural watercourse (as a river) or sometimes of a lake or a tidewater.
Refers to plants found growing near the edges of streams, rivers or other waterways.
A strip of land next to streams, rivers, and lakes where there is a transition from terrestrial (land vegetation) to aquatic (water) vegetation. Also known as “berm”.
Pertaining to rivers, streams and such like flowing water systems.
A short, erect, underground stem.
A dense radiating cluster of leaves.
Having small wrinkles.
A trailing stem that roots at the nodes.
A group of distinctive wetland plants. They have solid stems (grasses have hollow stems), true rushes Juncus sp. have rounded leaves.
Any of various slender filaments that function as roots in mosses and ferns and fungi.