New Zealand pepper tree

New Zealand pepper tree

n
(Plants) another name for horopito
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Common Names: Horopito, New Zealand pepper tree, pepperwood, red horopito; ramarama; Maori painkiller
(2) Horopito leaves have a sharp and distinctive strong peppery taste, hence the common name New Zealand pepper tree. Of the four species, P axillaris and P colorata are most widespread and mainly used medicinally.

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