Leucopogon fasciculatus

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Leucopogon fasciculatus
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L. fasciculatus
Binomial name
Leucopogon fasciculatus
Synonyms[1]
  • Epacris fasciculata G.Forst.
  • Cyathodes fasciculata (G.Forst.) Allan

Leucopogon fasciculatus (also known as tall mingimingi) is a species of shrub within the heath family.[1] It is endemic to New Zealand.[2] This species is found in the North Island north of the Bay of Plenty and Taranaki.[3] In the South Island it is found in north west Nelson.[3] It is present in the red and silver beech forests admixed with rimu and miro podocarps on northern South Island.

L. fasciculatus is the host plant for the New Zealand endemic moth species Pyrgotis pyramidias .[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Leucopogon fasciculatus (G.Forst.) A.Rich. (1832)". New Zealand Plants Database. Landcare Research. Retrieved 2009-07-13.
  2. ^ "Leucopogon fasciculatus (G.Forst.) A.Rich". www.nzor.org.nz. Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research. Retrieved 2019-05-16.
  3. ^ a b Eagle, Audrey (2008). Eagle's complete trees and shrubs of New Zealand volume two. Wellington: Te Papa Press. p. 548. ISBN 9780909010089.
  4. ^ Pawson, Stephen M.; Emberson, Rowan M. "The conservation status of invertebrates in Canterbury" (PDF). www.dspace.lincoln.ac.nz. Lincoln University. Retrieved 16 January 2017.