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Melicytus hybrid

Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Violaceae
Genus: Melicytus
Species: Melicytus hybrid

It has been suggested that this cultivated plant is a stable hybrid between M. obovatus and M. aff. Novae-zelandiae from Stephens Island.

Photographed at Te Kainga Marire Native Garden, New Plymouth.







The underside of a leaf.