Coprosma petriei

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Coprosma petriei
Coprosma petriei leaves.jpg
Coprosma petriei leaves
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Gentianales
Family: Rubiaceae
Subfamily: Rubioideae
Tribe: Anthospermeae
Genus: Coprosma
Species: C. petriei
Binomial name
Coprosma petriei

Coprosma petriei, (commonly Mirrorplant[2]) is a mat-forming shrub native to New Zealand (with which it is associated), Polynesia, Australia, the Juan Fernández Islands and Hawaiʻi.[3] It is a hardy wind pollinated plant that is 0.1 m (4 in) by 0.5 m (20 in). Seeds mature in August and the plants only produce either male or female seeds; they are not self-fertilizing.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Coprosma petriei - Cheesem.". Plants for a Future. Retrieved 12 August 2010. 
  2. ^ "Mirrorplant, Coprosma petriei". Retrieved 12 August 2010. 
  3. ^ "Botany Photo of the Day: Coprosma petriei". University of British Columbia. 31 May 2005. Retrieved 12 August 2010.