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Nertera  balfouriana Cockayne & Allan   
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FamilyRUBIACEAE
Genus species var.Nertera  balfouriana Cockayne & Allan 
SynonymsCoprosma balfouriana (Cockayne) Heads
Territory New ZealandNew Zealand NorthNew Zealand South
bogs, marshes
Altitudemontane-subalpine
Description leaves various, 1-5mm long, oblong to orbiculate, in pairs, drupe pyriform, 7-9mm long, yellow-orange, corolla unconspicuous
Size5-10cm
Color
Bloomautumn, winter
Ca
Typesubshrub, carpet
Cultivationvery moist to boggy, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous, sandy soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed when ripe or as soon as possible
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of New Zealand floraseries.landcareresearch.co.nz
World Checklist apps.kew.org/wcsp
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