Gunnera prorepens

Gunnera prorepens photographed at Logan Botanic Garden, Stranraer, Scotland, UK

Gunnera prorepens forms wide-spreading mounds of herbaceous vegetation. The brownish to purple-green leaves are oval, typically 1.2 in (3 cm) long, and carried on long stalks. Male and female flowers are on separate plants. The fruits are bright red, or purplish, or yellowish.

Gunnera prorepens is found in boggy ground in lowland to montane areas, in North Island, South Island and Stewart Island, New Zealand, from Auckland southwards.

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