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coprosma

(kəˈprɒzmə)
n
(Plants) any shrub of the Australasian rubiaceous genus Coprosma: sometimes planted for ornament
[C19: New Latin, from Greek kopros excrement + osmē smell]
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The site supports a sparse cover of overhanging canopy trees and shrubs, including some which are growing in and at the edges of the depression, such as Hop Goodenia Goodenia ovata, Sweet Bursaria Bursaria spinosa and Prickly Currant-bush Coprosma quadrifida.
Common shrub species in the tussock grassland catchment include: Leptospermum scoparium, Ozothamnus leptophyllus, Veronica odora, Coprosma spp., and Dracophyllum spp.
"There should be good air circulation between the container and the ground." Finish the look with hardy complementary plants such as Lomandra longifolia 'Breeze' (which can handle in-ground clay), Coprosma 'Rainbow Surprise', and cistus that won't detract from your potted favorite.
Tree species include karaka (Corynocarpus laevigatas), mahoe (Melicytus ramiflorus), broadleaf (Griselinia littoralis), lemonwood (Pittosporum eugeniodes) and coastal tree daisy (Olearia solandri), and shrubs include taupata (Coprosma repens), tauhinu (Ozothamnus leptophyllus) and flax (Phormium tenax).
And while I was standing over a small-leaved coprosma saying to myself 'I love those leaves' I realised that I felt and meant exactly what I said, and a thought like a dark-backed, silver-bellied fish slipped through my mind and was gone.
but the koromiko, the whau (possibly the cork tree, Entelea arborescens), and the karamu (Coprosma spp.) are broken off, taken to the water, wetted, and while the fire is burning well the wet branches are thrown over it.
Diet included fuschia, broadleaf, wineberry, as well as plants such as coprosma and forest vines such as muehlenbeckia, types which tend to dominate the forest edges and understory.
COPROSMA PACIFIC SUNSET: Available from most garden centres and has to be seen to be believed.
ericifolia (oil from these leaves has been used for dental and medical preparations), a subspecies of Stephania japonica (used in several cultures for its antispasmodic and astringent action), a rare species of Coprosma (inopinata) that was only discovered on the mountain ridges in 1990, and Chionanthus quadristamineus (blue plum), with its large blue fruit.
Coprosma repens, Pacific Night, is another unusual choice because of its reflective foliage.
* * * * Cissus antarctica * * Cissus hypoglauca * * Citriobatus pauciflorus * * Commelina ensifolia * * Coprosma hirtella * Coprosma quadrifida * * Coprosma sp.