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Genus: Coprosma

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Core Eudicots > Asterids > Euasterid I > Order: Gentianales > Family: Rubiaceae

About 90 species, native to east Malesia, Australia and the Pacific. Four species are cultivated in southern Africa.

Species cultivated in southern Africa

List from Glen (2002).

Coprosma cheesemanii

Native to New Zealand.

 

Coprosma kirkii

Var. 'Variegata' is grown in southern Africa.

 

Coprosma propinqua

Native to New Zealand.

 

Coprosma repens (Looking glass plant)

Native to New Zealand.

 

Publications

  • Glen, H.F. 2002. Cultivated Plants of Southern Africa. Jacana, Johannesburg.

 

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