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How do threats to Canterbury plants potentially lead to extinction
(Canterbury Botanical Society, 2002)
This article looks at some of the threats, decline and potential extinction facing Canterbury's unique flora. The author uses an analogy of marine disasters and extinction of biological species, as both involve similar ...
The Wiggy-wig bush - orphan or geriatric? Muehlenbeckia astonii (Polygonaceae) in North Canterbury and Marlborough.
(Canterbury Botanical Society., 2001-12)
One of the very conspicuous elements of the family Polygonaceae in New Zealand is the genus Muehlenbeckia. Most are non-descript scramblers or even weeds, the exception being M. astonii, or shrubby tororaro which is a ...
Threatened plants of Canterbury including a revised species list
(Canterbury Botanical Society, 2001-12)
The most recent assessment of New Zealand's threatened plants is published in volume 37 of New Zealand Journal of Botany (de Lange et al. 1999). This reappraisal lists 511 uncommon taxa (22% of the New Zealand flora). Of ...