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Matagouri associates – mingimingi (1st of 2)

Matagouri associates – mingimingi

Mingimingi (Coprosma propinqua) is a common associate of matagouri. With its dark, spiky stems and bushy habit, it even resembles matagouri when seen from a distance. However, mingimingi has colourful fleshy fruit while matagouri fruits are dry capsules.

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Shrublands - Shrublands of dry country', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 September 2023)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 24 Sep 2007