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Related to makomako: Aristotelia serrata
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Noun1.makomako - graceful deciduous shrub or small tree having attractive foliage and small red berries that turn black at maturity and are used for making wine
Aristotelia, genus Aristotelia - small genus of shrubs or small trees of Australia and New Zealand and western South America
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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The korero, as re-told by kaumatua Huikakahu Kawe, says during an epidemic in the 1920's a Rongoa (M?ori medicine) expert advised tangata whenua to locate the leaves of the Makomako tree or Wineberry, that were abundant on the slopes of the Kaitemako hills, in Welcome Bay.