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Carpodetus serratus prostrate (Prostrate marble leaf)

Kingdom: Plantae
(Unranked): Angiosperms
(Unranked): Eudicots
(Unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Carpodetaceae
Genus: Carpodetus
Species: C. serratus 'prostrate'
Trinomial name: Carpodetus serratus prostrate
Common names: Prostrate marble leaf.

Carpodetus serratus prostrate is a semi-prostrate form of Putaputaweta which can grow to a height of 75 cm and have a spread of a 1 m. It prefers damp and shade. In spring it can be covered in small white flowers. (summer). Prefers damp soils, sun or shade.


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