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Gaultheria  colensoi Hook.f.   
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FamilyERICACEAE
Genus species var.Gaultheria  colensoi Hook.f. 
Territory New ZealandNew Zealand North
grassland
Altitudemontane
Description branchlets pubescent, leaves rigid, 8-12mm long, oblong, minutely crenate, flowers urceolate, in terminal or axillary raceme, fruit dry capsule, 3mm wide
Size10-15cm
Colorwhite
Bloomearly summer
Ca
Typedecumbent shrub
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, 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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