8446.000 Coprosma J. R. Forst. & G. Forst.

Description of the genus

Derivation of name: from Greek: kopros meaning dung, osme, smell, alluding to the foetid odour of some species.

Worldwide: c. 90 species in New Guinea, Australia and the Pacific Islands with the greatest diversity in New Zealand.

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

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repens A. Rich.

Other sources of information about Coprosma:

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Coprosma
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Coprosma
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Coprosma
Wikipedia: Coprosma
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Coprosma
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Coprosma

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Coprosma.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=2574, retrieved 6 December 2022

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