Myrsine divaricata

Myrsine divaricata photographed at Logan Botanic Garden, Stranraer, Scotland, UK

Myrsine divaricata is an evergreen, bushy shrub, with an attractive weeping habit, which grows to 10–12 ft (3–3.5 m) high. The small, green, leathery leaves are 0.3–0.5 in (7–12 mm) long, sometimes with a tiny notch at the tip. The tiny flowers, with pale yellow or red petals, occur in clusters.

Myrsine divaricata is found in lowland to higher montane forests and shrublands, in North Island (from latitude 35° southwards), South Island, Stewart Island, Auckland Island, and Campbell Island, New Zealand.

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