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Photinia villosa

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Photinia villosa, AK376427, © Auckland Museum CC BY

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Natural Science Specimen

  • Classifier
  • Scientific Name
    Photinia villosa (Thunb.) DC.
  • Classification
  • Family
  • Genus
  • Species
  • Specimen Category
  • Storage Method
  • Field Collection Place
  • Locality Description
    New Zealand, North Island, Gisborne Land District, Eastwoodhill Arboretum, C6, Elm Lawn, adjacent to exit driveway
  • Field Collection Date
    02 Nov 1999
  • Field Collection Notes
    Med-small, 5 trunked tree, growing beneath 2 adjacent trees. Ht ca 3m. Many branched, twiggy, open form. Bark grey-brown. Young wood glossy. New branches red-blushed, downy. Lvs mid-green, softly downy on upper surface, glossy underside. Short red petioles. Finely serrated margins upturned. Lvs held horizontally. Flowers small, white, 5 round slightly cupped petals, numerous spreading stamens. Earthy scent. Buds pure white, small, round.
    South facing, open forest sitn. Gently sloping. Semi-shady.
    Ex Eastwoodhill Arboretum, "EWH" 1276, received Sept 2018
    Specimen over two sheets A&B
  • Field Collector
  • Field Collection latitude/longitude
    -38.564, 177.71994 (± 50 m)
    177.71994, 177.71994 (± 50 m)

  • Last Update
    23 Oct 2019

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