Taxon: Acaena novae-zelandiae Kirk

Genus: Acaena
Family: Rosaceae
  Subfamily: Rosoideae
      Tribe: Agrimonieae
        Subtribe: Sanguisorbinae
Nomen number: 316530
Place of publication: Trans. & Proc. New Zealand Inst. 3:177. 1871
Name Verified on: 27-Apr-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Gene sources: ornamental features (fide Eur Gard F)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Econ Pl Aust)

Distributional Range:


  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia - Tasmania, - New South Wales, - Queensland, - South Australia, - Victoria
    • New Zealand: New Zealand

  • Naturalized:

  • Europe

    • Northern Europe: Ireland; United Kingdom
  • Northern America

    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Oregon
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California


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  • Allan, H. H. B. et al. Flora of New Zealand. 1961- (F NZeal)
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  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  • Foreman, D. B. & N. G. Walsh Flora of Victoria. 1993- (F Victoria)
  • Harden, G. J., ed. Flora of New South Wales. 1990-1993 (F NSWales)
  • Hawaii Department of Agriculture List of plant species designated as noxious weeds for eradication or control purposes. 1992 (L NWeeds Hawaii)
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  • Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. 1990 (L Aust)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Jessop, J. P. & H. R. Toelken, eds. Flora of South Australia, ed. 4. 1986 (F SAust)
  • Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. 1994 (L US Can ed2)
  • Lazarides, M. & B. Hince CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia. 1993 (Econ Pl Aust)
  • Parsons, M. J. et al. Current names for wild plants in New Zealand. 1995 (L NZeal)
  • Seed Regulatory and Testing Division, Agricultural Marketing Service, U.S.D.A. State noxious-weed seed requirements recognized in the administration of the Federal Seed Act (updated annually). (State Noxweed Seed)
  • Symon, D. E. et al. 2000. Diversity of Acaena (Rosaceae) in South Australia J. Adelaide Bot. Gard. 19:55-73.
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. 1986- (Eur Gard F)


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