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This species is accepted, and its native range is New Zealand.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

New Zealand North, New Zealand South

Dianella nigra Colenso appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Sep 13, 1979 Colenso, W. [s.n.], New Zealand K000644266
Colenso, W. [s.n.], New Zealand K000644267

First published in Trans. & Proc. New Zealand Inst. 16: 339 (1884)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.
  • Moore, L.B. & Edgar, E. (1970). Flora of New Zealand 2: 1-354. R.E.Owen, Government Printer, Wellington.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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Kew Science Photographs
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