Two new species of forget-me-nots (Myosotis, Boraginaceae) from New Zealand

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2012
Authors:Lehnebach, C. A.
Pagination:53 - 64
Date Published:2012
ISBN Number:1314-20111314-2003

Two new species of forget-me-nots, Myosotis chaffeyorum C.A.Lehnebach sp. nov. and Myosotis mooreana C.A.Lehnebach sp. nov. are described and illustrated. These species are endemic to New Zealand and restricted to the mountains of north-west Nelson (South Island). Both species are uncommon and Myosotis mooreana is known from the type locality only. Their conservation status is rated as “Nationally Critical”. A table listing differences between these two new species and other similar species and an identification key are provided.

Short Title:PhytoKeys
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