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Plant Form: Large shrub or small tree.
Size: Up to 6 m tall.
Stem: Pale brown becoming darker and woody with age.
Leaves: In opposite pairs, leathery, thick, 5-12 cm long, and glossy on top. With a pointed tip and very fine teeth along edges.
Flowers: Greenish, in clusters at leaf bases.
Fruit and Seeds: Fleshy oval-shaped berries up to 1 cm long. Green when young maturing to orange-red.
Habitat: Tall open forests, tea tree scrub.
Distinguishing Features: Very fine teeth along leaf edges distinguish from other Coprosma species.