Griselinia littoralis
kapuka, New Zealand broadleaf

Cornaceae (dogwood family)
New Zealand
Opposite leaves of Griselinia littoralis. John Rawlings, c. 2005

Small tree sheared to a 4-ft high upright, dense shrub, right side of stairs at entrance to Roble Gym off Santa Teresa St. Recognizable by its broadly oval, opposite leaves to 4 inches long and almost as wide, waxy-shiny on top and dull green below.

About this Entry: John Rawlings authored this entry c. 2005.