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Poranthera  alpina Hook.f.   
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FamilyPHYLLANTHACEAE
Genus species var.Poranthera  alpina Hook.f. 
SynonymsOreoporanthera alpina (Hook.f.) Hutch.
Territory New ZealandNew Zealand South
rocky slopes
Altitudemontane-alpine
Description leaves dense, opposite, petiolate, 3-5mm, coriaceous, revolute, inflorescence or solitary flowers in axils of upper leaf, sepals 5, oblong, obtuse, petals absent
Size5-10cm
Colorgreenish white
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub, carpet
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in winter, uncovered, germ. 1-3 months, 16-18°C
cuttings in late spring and late summer
BibliographyFlora of New Zealand floraseries.landcareresearch.co.nz
World Checklist apps.kew.org/wcsp
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