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Plagianthus divaricatus by Sunita Singh

Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids II
Ordo: Malvales

Familia: Malvaceae
Subfamilia: Malvoideae
Tribus: Malveae
Genus: Plagianthus
Species: Plagianthus divaricatus
Name

Plagianthus divaricatus J.R.Forst. & G.Forst.
References

Characteres Generum Plantarum... 86. 1775
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Plagianthus divaricatus in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 28-Oct-07.


Plagianthus divaricatus or saltmarsh ribbonwood is a plant that is endemic to New Zealand. The Māori name is makaka.

Plagianthus divaricatus is an upright shrub with closely interwoven branches. The shrub is found in coastal environments in areas with salt swamp, sandy banks and throughout estuaries.[1]
References

"Salt marsh ribbonwood, makaka". Taranaki Regional Council. Retrieved 2012-03-25.

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