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Coprosma nitida Hook.f.
Mountain Currant
A plant from alpine and subalpine Tasmania.

  Coprosma nitida Coprosma nitida
 
  Description:Female flowers Description:Male flowers
  Location:Subalpine nature trail, Mt Field,Tasmania Location:Subalpine nature trail, Mt Field, Tasmania
  GPS coordinates:42˚40.814S 146˚37.870E GPS coordinates:42˚40.814S 146˚37.870E
  Date of photo:5 January 2016 Date of photo:5 January 2016
  Field No.:3795 Field No.:3792
     
  Coprosma nitida Coprosma nitida
 
  Description:Male flowers Description:Fruit
  Location:Subalpine nature trail, Mt Field, Tasmania Location:Subalpine nature trail, Mt Field,Tasmania
  GPS coordinates:42˚40.814S 146˚37.870E GPS coordinates:42˚40.814S 146˚37.870E
  Date of photo:5 January 2016 Date of photo:5 January 2016
  Field No.:3792 Field No.:3795
     
  Coprosma nitida Coprosma nitida
 
  Description:Male plant Description:Male plant
  Location:Subalpine nature trail, Mt Field,Tasmania Location:Subalpine nature trail, Mt Field,Tasmania
  GPS coordinates:42˚40.814S 146˚37.870E GPS coordinates:42˚40.814S 146˚37.870E
  Date of photo:5 January 2016 Date of photo:5 January 2016
  Field No.:3792 Field No.:3792
     
  Coprosma nitida Coprosma nitida
 
  Description:Female plant Description:Female plant in habitat
  Location:Subalpine nature trail, Mt Field,Tasmania Location:Subalpine nature trail, Mt Field,Tasmania
  GPS coordinates:42˚40.814S 146˚37.870E GPS coordinates:42˚40.814S 146˚37.870E
  Date of photo:5 January 2016 Date of photo:5 January 2016
  Field No.:3795 Field No.:3795
     
  Coprosma nitida Coprosma nitida
 
  Description:Fruit Description:Plant
  Location:Cradle Mountain,Tasmania Location:Cradle Mountain,Tasmania
  GPS coordinates:N/A GPS coordinates:N/A
  Date of photo:17 January 2009 Date of photo:17 January 2009
Field No.:U150 Field No.:U150
 

 

References (accessed 7 February 2018):

http://www.utas.edu.au/dicotkey/dicotkey/RUBI/sCoprosma_nitida.htm

Kirkpatrick J,(1997) Alpine Tasmania, Oxford University Press

Thompson, I.R., (2010) A new species of Leptostigma (Rubiaceae: Coprosminae) and notes on the Coprosminae in Australia. Muelleria. 28(1):29-39

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Coprosma nitida