Unclear if wild. But not in an obvious garden. Bordering 'townbelt' forest.
In streamside subalpine herbfield
Locality: NEW ZEALAND AK, suburb of Saint Johns, University of Auckland Tamaki Campus (East)
Habitat: Planted around pond.
One of two plants on either side of the tributary of the Rakaia where the track crosses.
Gunnera monoica growing in shrubland
Gunnera monoica, plant growing on shaded, rocky bank
The Gunnerales are an order of flowering plants. In the APG III system (2009) it contains two genera: Gunnera (in family Gunneraceae) and Myrothamnus (in family Myrothamnaceae). In the Cronquist system (1981), the Gunneraceae were in the Haloragales and Myrothamnaceae in the Hamamelidales. DNA analysis was definitive, but the grouping of both families was a surprise, given their very dissimilar morphologies. In Cronquist's old system (1981, 1988), and Takhtajan's (1997), the Gunneraceae were in the Rosidae,...