Carmichaelia hollowayi facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsCarmichaelia hollowayi
Nationally Critical (NZ TCS)
|Occurrence data from AVH|
Carmichaelia hollowayi (common name Holloways broom) is a species of pea in the family Fabaceae. It is found only in the South Island of New Zealand. Its conservation status (2018) is "Nationally Critical" under the New Zealand Threat Classification System.
C. hollowayi is a low-growing shrub (50–60 cm high), first growing as an erect shrub but later its stems trail and spread across the ground.
The species was first described by George Simpson in 1945. The earliest record in AVH, CHR 45804 was collected by Simpson in 1937 somewhere in Otago.
It grows on limestone (which Simpson described as sandstone).
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