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Pimelea  buxifolia Hook.f.   
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FamilyTHYMELAEACEAE
Genus species var.Pimelea  buxifolia Hook.f. 
SynonymsPimelea montana Colenso
 Pimelea stylosa Colenso
 Pimelea subsimilis Colenso
Territory New ZealandNew Zealand North
grassland
Altitudemontane-subalpine
Description leaves elliptic-oblong to ovate, 5-10mm long, coriaceous, flowers 9-12, ca. 1cm long, tubular, tetramerous, in heads surrounded by whorls of leaves
Size40-60cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer, autumn
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed when ripe or as soon as possible
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of New Zealand floraseries.landcareresearch.co.nz
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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