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Coprosma grandifolia

Synonyms: Coprosma autumnalis; Coprosma latifolia; Pelaphia grandifolia; Pelaphia laeta

Wikipedia Abstract

Coprosma grandifolia, (In Māori: kanono or raurēkau) is a native forest shrub of New Zealand. Its widespread in both the North and South Islands, and has the largest leaves of any New Zealand coprosma. C. grandifolia is found in wet and shaded forest areas where it can grow to 6 metres high. Its leaves often have a mottled appearance. C. grandifolia produces ripe orange fruit between February and May, then flowers around April.
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Attributes

Edible [1]  May be edible. See the Plants For A Future link below for details.
Flower Type [1]  Dioecious
Leaf Type [1]  Evergreen
Pollinators [1]  Wind
Structure [1]  Shrub
Usage [1]  A yellow dye is obtained from the wood, it does not require a mordant;
Height [1]  16.4 feet (5 m)
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Distribution

New Zealand;

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Attributes / relations provided by
1Plants For A Future licensed under a Creative Commons License
2New Zealand Institute for Plant & Food Research Plant-SyNZ™ database
3FLESHY FRUITS OF INDIGENOUS AND ADVENTIVE PLANTS IN THE DIET OF BIRDS IN FOREST REMNANTS, NELSON, NEW ZEALAND, PETER A. WILLIAMS and BRIAN J. KARL, New Zealand Journal of Ecology (1996) 20(2): 127-145
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