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Gaultheria  macrostigma (Colenso) D.J.Middleton   
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FamilyERICACEAE
Genus species var.Gaultheria  macrostigma (Colenso) D.J.Middleton 
SynonymsPernettya macrostigma Colenso (basionym)
 Gaultheria antipoda var. microphylla Hook.f.
 Gaultheria perplexa Cheeseman
Territory New Zealand
grassland and rocks
Altitudemontane-subalpine
Description leaves linear to linear-lanceolate, 6-10mm long, denticulate, flowers broadly urceolate, ca. 3,5mm long, solitary, berry ca. 6mm broad, white to rose
Size5-10cm
Colorpink, white
Bloomearly summer
Ca-
Typeshrub, carpet
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, uncovered, germ. 3-6 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer and fall; layering in spring
BibliographyFlora of New Zealand floraseries.landcareresearch.co.nz
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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