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Main alpine plants in New Zealand

Main alpine plants in New Zealand

The table lists the main alpine plant genera in New Zealand. Some genera, such as Forstera, Haastia, Oreobolus and Pachycladon, are confined to the mountains. Others, like Acaena, Dracophyllum and Hebe, also have species in the lowlands.

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Hugh Wilson, 'Alpine plants - New Zealand’s alpine flora and its origins', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 April 2024)

Story by Hugh Wilson, published 24 Sep 2007