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NZ Plants

Stilbocarpa robusta - megaherb

Ivy family: Araliaceae

Stilbocarpa robusta  is a perennial megaherb. The leaves are somewhat leathery and almost free of hairs and the margins are shallowly lobed to rounded triangular.
An endemic to the Snares subantarctic islands

Vegetative characteristics

Reproductive characteristics

Plant form: perennial herbs up to 1 m

Arrangement of parts: symmetric


Flower size: 3-4 mm diam.

Leaf form: undivided, broadly ovate to kidney shaped

Sepals: 5

Leaf size: up to 20-60 cm

Petals: 5, yellow

Leaf arrangement: basal, singly on stem

Sexuality: bisexual

Leaf attachment: sheath at leaf base

Stamens: 5

Leaf margin: lobed

Ovary: below petals

Leaf surface: sparse hairs

Fruit: dry