Vascular – Exotic
Dicotyledonous Trees & Shrubs
Fleshy berries are dispersed by frugivory (Thorsen et al., 2009).
Australia. Long regarded as indigenous to New Zealand, where it has been known as Myoporum debile.
Reason for introduction
References and further reading
Thorsen, M. J.; Dickinson, K. J. M.; Seddon, P. J. 2009. Seed dispersal systems in the New Zealand flora. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 11: 285-309