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Centre for Biodiversity & Ecology Research

Department of Biological Sciences, School of Science & Engineering

The University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand

Welcome to the home page for the course BIOL226C Flora of New Zealand. This site is still under development. Pukemokemoke

Teaching staff  from CBER are Dr Chrissen Gemmill (course coordinator), Assoc. Prof. Bruce Clarkson, Prof. Allan Green, and Catherine Beard. Bruce Burns (Landcare) and Avi Holzapfel (Department of Conservation) will also contribute.

Course content  The course uses "The flora of New Zealand" as a guide, and will include:

Lichens
Bryophytes
Liverworts
Mosses

Ferns and fern allies

Gymnosperms
Araucariaceae
Cupressaceae
Podocarpaceae
Phyllocladaceae
Main families of flowering plants
Magnoliaceae
Monimiaceae
Lauraceae
Winteraceae
Fagaceae
Ranunculaceae
Pittosporaceae
Asteraceae
Basic ways to identify plants
Keys to genera
Visual examples of main genera

Useful links Plant database Pureora Forest Park

Please email b.clarkson@waikato.ac.nz if you have any questions or comments.

This site was last updated on Wednesday, 01 March 2006 by Brendan Hicks.