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Corokia cotoneaster

Corokia cotoneaster is a flowering plant in the family Argophyllaceae. It is a highly branched shrub with a strongly divaricating habit with rough dark coloured bark, usually growing to about 3 m in height. The leaves are variable, depending on altitude and to the degree of exposure to wind, and are obvo-cuneate to obovate-oblong, 2–15 cm long and 1–10 cm wide. Flowers are borne in leaf axils or terminally in groups of 2 to 4 flowers with bright yellow petals. The main flowering season is December to January.[1]

Corokia cotoneaster
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Argophyllaceae
Genus: Corokia
C. cotoneaster
Binomial name
Corokia cotoneaster
Raoul (1846)



  1. ^ Allen H. H (1982). Flora of New Zealand. 1. P D Hasselbery. p. 981.