Meryta denhamii

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Meryta denhamii

(Araliaceae)

New Caledonia.

Meryta is a genus of evergreen, frost sensitive trees. It grows well in full light or partial shade. Leaves are large and glossy, with leaf strength provided by a thick central spine. Flower buds greenish and ball like (see photos below) opening to white flowers, spring through to autumn, followed by berried, black fruits.

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