Closely allied to the foregoing genus and sometimes united with it. The name is from 24 Chrysobactron 475 gold, and 24 Chrysobactron 476 a wand, from the splendid spikes of golden flowers. Natives of New Zealand.

1. Ch. Rossii - A magnificent plant 2 to 3 feet high, with immense spikes of unisexual flowers.

Ch. Hookeri is a similar though much smaller species with bisexual flowers. Both are very rare in collections.