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Coprosma waimeae

Coprosma waimeae Wawra


Rubiaceae (Madder family)


USDA Symbol: COWA4

USDA Native Status: HI (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub , Tree
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Fruit Type: Drupe
Size Notes: Up to about 12 feet tall.
Fruit: Drupaceous, bright orange.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Yellow , Green
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec
Bloom Notes: Greenish to yellowish white. May bloom any time of year under the right conditions.


Native Habitat: Mesic forests.


Bibref 1798 - Manual of the Flowering Plants of Hawaii, Revised Edition (1999) Wagner, W.L.; Herbst, D.R.; Sohmer, S.H.

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Web Reference

Webref 68 - CalPhotos (2020) University of California, Berkeley
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Coprosma waimeae in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Coprosma waimeae in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Coprosma waimeae


Record Modified: 2021-06-29
Research By: CBR

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