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Dracophyllum  politum (Cheeseman) Cockayne   
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FamilyERICACEAE
Genus species var.Dracophyllum  politum (Cheeseman) Cockayne 
SynonymsDracophyllum rosmarinifolium var. politum Cheeseman
Territory New ZealandNew Zealand South
bogs, marshes
Altitudelowland-montane
Description leaves usually 8-10mm long, imbricate, appresed, narrow, rigid, shiny, flowers small, solitary, nearly hidden amongst leaves
Size5-10cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typeshrub, cushion
Cultivationvery moist to boggy, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous, sandy soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed when ripe or in spring
cuttings in late summer; layering in spring and fall
BibliographyFlora of New Zealand floraseries.landcareresearch.co.nz
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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