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New Zealand Plant Collection Register —
Theme Collections

Reproduced from an article by Dr. Keith Hammett
488c Don Buck Road, Massey, Auckland 8, New Zealand

From Horticulture in New Zealand (Journal of the Royal New Zealand Institute of Horticulture), Vol. 4, No. 1, Summer 1993, pp. 18-28.

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No
Collection Gen Spp Cvs Records Holder Town Address
AIS
Theme Collections
 
1
Alpine Compositae Univ of Canterbury Christchurch Christchurch 1
-
2
Alpine Plants Timaru Bot Gardens Timaru 2, King George Place,
+
3
Alpine Plants [contact] NZ Alpine Gardn Soc Christchurch PO Box 2984
-
4
Arboretum c200 P/H C.E.Ecroyd Rotorua
-
5
Arboretum Cross Hills Gardens Kimbolton State Highway 54, Manawatu
+
6
Arboretum P/Cp Eastwoodhill Arbor. Ngatapa Gisborne
+
7
Arboretum Eric Appleton Nelson Appleton's Nurseries  
8
Arboretum c542 P/H FRI Rotorua P Bag, 3020
+
9
Arboretum P K.R.W.Hammett Auckland 488c, Don Buck Rd, Massey, Ak 8
+
10
Arboretum P/H/Cp Massey Univ Palmerston Nth PB
-
11
Arboretum C/H Momona Airport Dunedin
+
12
Australian Flora Timaru Bot Gardens Timaru 2, King George Place,
+
13
Bamboos John Isaachsen Auckland 83, West Coast Road, Oratia
-
14
Bonsai R. Langholm Auckland 41, Taumata Rd, Sandringham
-
15
Bromeliad Collection 99 H/Cp Auckland Domain Auckland PO Box 7107, Wellesley St.
+
16
Bulbs Bill Dijk Tauranga Daffodil Acre, PO Box 834
+
17
Bulbs and Perennials P/H/Cp Massey Univ Palmerston Nth PB
-
18
Cacti S. Miehe Rotorua PO Box 228
-
19
Cacti & Succulents Martin Walker Port Charles Moehau Community, RD, Coromdl.
+
20
Canary Island Flora Timaru Bot Gardens Timaru 2, King George Place,
+
21
Climbing Plants c400 C C & J Nicholls Tauranga Pyes Pa Road, RD 3.  
22
Conifers Dennis Schwarz Wanaka Box 216
-
23
Conifers Timaru Bot Gardens Timaru 2, King George Place,
+
24
Cycad Collection 14 H/Cp Auckland Domain Auckland PO Box 7107, Wellesley St.
+
25
Cycad Collection C/H D. Endt Oratia 108 Parker Rd, Ak 7
+
26
Cycads 8 37 19 New Plymouth DC New Plymouth Liardet Street, Private Bag
-
27
Dwarf Conifers c400 C/Cp Waitomo District Cn Te Kuiti PO Box 404,
+
28
Dye Plants [2] P/H E. Cadzow Wakari 50, Greenhill Ave
+
29
Early Exotics Kawau Island  
30
Endangered NZ Natives 33 C/H/Cp DOC Taupo Native Plant Nursery, PO Box 437
+
31
Endangered NZ Natives c32 P Dr Hamilton Warkworth Hamilton's Rd, RD2
+
32
Endangered Plants Timaru Bot Gardens Timaru 2, King George Place,
+
33
Endangered Plants Univ of Canterbury Christchurch Christchurch 1
-
34
Evergreen Azaleas 5 92+ New Plymouth DC New Plymouth Liardet Street, Private Bag
-
35
Exotic Ferns 47 120+ 10 New Plymouth DC New Plymouth Liardet Street, Private Bag
-
36
Ferns Sandra Vandermast Whenuapai  
37
Ferns Timaru Bot Gardens Timaru 2, King George Place,
+
38
Forage Plants 285 1480 61000 C/Cp Pastoral CRI Palmerston Nth NZ Forage Germplasm Centre  
39
General Collection(s) P/H Invercargill Pks Invercargill Parks Div, ICC, PB
-
40
General Collection(s) P/H/Cp Pukekura Park New Plymouth Liardet Street, Private Bag
-
41
Geographic Collections C/Cp Univ of Auckland Auckland PB
-
42
Heritage Roses H & I. Gear Hamilton  
43
Insectivorous Plants C/H Heather Frederick Auckland 43, Endeavour St, Blockhouse Bay
-
44
Iris Internat. cvs Historic Sig Maria Fairburn Featherston PO Box 28, Rimutaka Hill Rd.
-
45
Iris NZ cultivars Historic Sig Maria Fairburn Featherston PO Box 28, Rimutaka Hill Rd.
-
46
Leguminosae Timaru Bot Gardens Timaru 2, King George Place,
+
47
Medicinal Plants C/Cp Univ of Auckland Auckland PB
-
48
NZ Native Ferns Mrs A. Lau Paraparaumu Main Road north.
+
49
NZ Native Ferns 38 111+ New Plymouth DC New Plymouth Liardet Street, Private Bag
-
50
NZ Native Ferns 85 Whangarei Dist Cnc Whangarei PB 9023
+
51
NZ Natives Ann Burton Cambridge Annton Nursery
-
52
NZ Natives Arthur Farnell Coll Auckland Middlemore Hospital
-
53
NZ Natives Auck Reg Council Auckland Mt Smart Stadium
-
54
NZ Natives Barriball/Williams Okato "Hikurangi", Newall Rd, RD 37
+
55
NZ Natives Cheeseman Collection Christchurch  
56
NZ Natives D. Keir Granity PO Box 10, Buller
-
57
NZ Natives c350 C/H/Cp DOC Taupo Native Plant Nursery, PO Box 437
+
58
NZ Natives DOC Offshore Tirtitiri Matangi Is
-
59
NZ Natives Graeme Platt Albany Albany Highway, RD 4
-
60
NZ Natives P/H Hukutaia Domain Opotiki 54, Woodlands Road
+
61
NZ Natives Many C/Cp Landcare Lincoln PB ChCh
-
62
NZ Natives Muriel Fisher Glenfield  
63
NZ Natives New Plymouth DC New Plymouth Liardet Street, Private Bag
-
64
NZ Natives Omahanui Nat PIts Tauranga Oropi Road, RD3
+
65
NZ Natives Oratia Native Pl Nurs Auckland 625, West Coast Road, Oratia
+
66
NZ Natives C/H Otari Native Bot Gdn Wellington WCC, P&R, PO Box 2199
+
67
NZ Natives 10 T. Courtney Manurewa 7, Greenmeadows Ave
-
68
NZ Natives Timaru Bot Gardens Timaru 2, King George Place,
+
69
NZ Natives (Divaricating) Auckland St Heliers Bay Rd.  
70
NZ Offshore Island Plants Timaru Bot Gardens Timaru 2, King George Place,
+
71
NZ Offshore Island Plants C/Cp Univ of Auckland Auckland PB
-
72
Orchid Collection 91 150 H/Cp Auckland Domain Auckland PO Box 7107, Wellesley St.
+
73
Orchid Collection 132 520+ 980+ New Plymouth DC New Plymouth Liardet Street, Private Bag
-
74
Orchid Collection Timaru Bot Gardens Timaru 2, King George Place,
+
75
Ornamental Conifers D & N. Sampson New Plymouth Cedar Lodge  
76
Palm Collection 44 3 H/Cp Auckland Domain Auckland PO Box 7107, Wellesley St.
+
77
Palm Collection Bason Botanical Res Wanganui Rapanui Rd, RD 4.
-
78
Palm Collection C/H D. Endt Oratia 108 Parker Rd, Ak 7
+
79
Palm Collection 20 36 4 New Plymouth DC New Plymouth Liardet Street, Private Bag
-
80
Palm Collection Palm Society Auckland Alberon Park, Parnell
-
81
Period Plants [1840-1880] 100 C/H Colonial Village Howick 84, Pakuranga Rd, Pakuranga, Ak
-
82
Proteaceae Les Matthews Akaroa French Farm, RD.  
83
Proteaceae Timaru Bot Gardens Timaru 2, King George Place,
+
84
Rose Collections P/H Invercargill Pks Invercargill Parks Div, ICC, PB
-
85
Roses Timaru Bot Gardens Timaru 2, King George Place,
+
86
Soil Conservation Collection 50 600 1800 Landcare Aokautere  
87
South American Plants Dr Stephan Halloy Mosgiel  
88
Subtropical Fruits P/H D. Endt Oratia 108 Parker Rd, Ak 7
-
89
Subtropical Fruits Dr. Phil Gardner Opua Avenue Nurseries
-
90
Taranaki Trees Supplementary List G. Fuller 6, Torbay Street, New Plymouth
+
91
Themed Gardens Geof Etherington Nelson  
92
Three Kings Natives c9 C/H G. Baylis Dunedin 367, High Street
-
93
Water Plants H & I. Gear Hamilton  
94
Waterlilies Wirihana Tropicals Frankton Lindsay Road, RD 9.
-
95
Winter Flowering Plants Timaru Bot Gardens Timaru 2, King George Place,
+
96
Woodland Plants Winifred Huggins Col Auckland Mt Wellington
-
97
Woody species P/H/Cp Massey Univ Palmerston Nth PB
-
     

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Abbreviations used in the register are as follows:

  Gen Number of genera held
  Spp Number of species held
  Cvs Number of cultivars/accessions held
  [1] See MacKay (1990).
  [2] See Herb Federation of New Zealand. Individual Plant Collections (May 1992).

Records:

  C Complete
  P Partial
  H Hand records
  Cp Computer records
  AIS Additional Information Supplied

Web-notes:

This register covers plant species both native and exotic to New Zealand. As it was published some 15 years ago, some of the records are now out of date.

For more recent and related articles, see:

Given, D. R.; Brockerhoff, E. G.; Palmer, J. 2006: Nationally networked plant collections are a necessity. New Zealand Garden Journal (Journal of the Royal New Zealand Institute of Horticulture) 9(1): 15-18.

Oates, M. 2000: The Role of Native Plant Collections — A Blueprint for the Future. New Zealand Garden Journal (Journal of the Royal New Zealand Institute of Horticulture) 3(2): 15-21.

 

 


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