Story: Shrubs and small trees of the forest



Patē (Schefflera digitata), also known as sevenfinger, resembles five-finger, but it has thinner leaves consisting of seven to ten leaflets, of a pale green shade. It favours fertile damp sites and grows well in shady locations. Patē bears long clusters of yellow-green flowers in summer and early autumn.

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Joanna Orwin, 'Shrubs and small trees of the forest - Species with juvenile and adult forms', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 19 May 2022)

Story by Joanna Orwin, published 24 Sep 2007, updated 1 Jul 2015