Forster, G. 1786: De Plantis Esculentis Insularum Oceani Australis. Commentatio Botanica,
From the Latin medullaris (pithy), a reference to the pith of this species that was baked and eaten by Māori., Lectotype (selected by Nicolson & Fosberg 2003): Nova Zelandia [New Zealand], Herb. G. Forster No. 287, BM 001048422!
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NZFLORA (2012-) New Zealand Plant Names - Name based concepts