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Whiteywood or Mahoe (female)

Melicytus ramiflorus

Description:

Tree to 4m, beautiful shiny serrated leaves. Clusters of purple berries (4mm) growing up the stems. Endemic to New Zealand. Plants are dioecious. Male plants have small clusters of yellowish flowers and as seen in the pictures is the female plant.

Habitat:

Growing in forest near Te Mata Lodge, New Zealand

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1 Comment

PetriceFischer
PetriceFischer 9 years ago

Do you know what the red ones are I think that is purple it's a pretty color

Andrea Lim
Spotted by
Andrea Lim

Waikato, New Zealand

Spotted on Mar 25, 2013
Submitted on Mar 28, 2013

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