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|Family: Rubiaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Coprosma||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Coprosma repens A. Rich.
Habit: Shrub or small tree < 8 m, erect to prostrate. Stem: stout, bark light brown, new stems hairy. Leaf: petiole 8--16 mm; blade 2--8 cm, 1.5--5 cm wide, glossy, dark green adaxially, paler abaxially, fleshy, broad-oblong, gland-like pits abaxially at midvein axils. Inflorescence: peduncle branched; flowers in short, compound cymes. Flower: corolla funnel-shaped. Fruit: +- 10 mm, orange-red.
Ecology: Disturbed places, landscaped coastal bluff; Elevation: < 50 m. Bioregional Distribution: CCo; Distribution Outside California: native to New Zealand. Flowering Time: Feb--Nov Note: Ornamental; habit varied, often prostrate on exposed cliffs.
eFlora Treatment Author: Robert E. Preston & Lauramay T. Dempster
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Coprosma
Next taxon: Crucianella
Citation for this treatment: Robert E. Preston & Lauramay T. Dempster 2016. Coprosma repens, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=20248, accessed on September 28, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on September 28, 2016.