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Volume 56, 1926
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References.

1. R. Taylor. New Zealand and its Inhabitants. London, 1855.

2. T. Kirk. Trans. N.Z. Inst., vol. 28, p. 493.

3. H. Hill. Trans. N.Z. Inst., vol. 41, p. 437.

4. J. Grant. Trans. N.Z. Inst., vol. 43, Proc. 3, p. 98.

5. T. F. Cheeseman. Illustrations of New Zealand Flora. Wellington, 1914.

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Dactylanthus Taylori: Rhizome and pistillate flowers.

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Bed of Dactylinthus at Opepe, Taupo, showing opening staminate flowers. Rhizcmes below the surface.

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Fig. 1.—Staminate flower showing perinanth: a, stamens closed: b, stamens open, with mature anthers; c, single spadix with sepal and petal attachments.
Fig. 2.—Staminate flower and spadices with perianth: a, perianth; b, pollinated stamens
Fig. 3.—Pistillate flower: a, flowers; b, seeds; c, spadices.

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Fig. 1.—Host attachments of rhizomes. la, a single attachment.
Fig. 2.—a, pistillate flowers, showing attachments of flowering-stem to rhizome; b, pistillate spadix; c, seeds.