Proceedings of the New Zealand Ecological Society (1963) 10: 12- 15

Origins of the New Zealand alpine flora

Review Article
J. W. Dawson  
  1. Botany Department, Victoria University of Wellington

[First paragraph...]
In Table 1 I have attempted to classify the New Zealand alpine and subalpine genera according to their probable country or region of origin. The scheme is tentative, but it is hoped that it comes sufficiently near to the truth to provide an overall picture of the sources of the New Zealand alpine flora.