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Uses

Edible uses

There are no edible uses listed for Leptocarpus similis.

Material uses

Unknown part

Medicinal uses(Warning!)

There are no medicinal uses listed for Leptocarpus similis.

Ecology

Ecosystem niche/layer

Ecological Functions

Nothing listed.

Forage

Nothing listed.

Shelter

Nothing listed.

Propagation

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Cultivation

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Crops

Problems, pests & diseases

Associations & Interactions

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Polycultures & Guilds

There are no polycultures listed which include Leptocarpus similis.

Descendants

Cultivars

Varieties

None listed.

Subspecies

None listed.

Full Data

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Taxonomy
Binomial name
Leptocarpus similis
Genus
Leptocarpus
Family
Restoniaceae
Imported References
Edible uses
Medicinal uses
Material uses & Functions
Botanic
Propagation
Cultivation
Environment
Cultivation
Uses
Edible uses
None listed.
Material uses
None listed.
Medicinal uses
None listed.
Functions & Nature
Functions
Provides forage for
Provides shelter for
Environment
Hardiness Zone
?
Heat Zone
?
Water
moderate
Sun
full sun
Shade
light shade
Soil PH
Soil Texture
Soil Water Retention
Environmental Tolerances
    Ecosystems
    Native Climate Zones
    None listed.
    Adapted Climate Zones
    None listed.
    Native Geographical Range
    None listed.
    Native Environment
    None listed.
    Ecosystem Niche
    None listed.
    Root Zone Tendancy
    None listed.
    Life
    Deciduous or Evergreen
    ?
    Herbaceous or Woody
    ?
    Life Cycle
    ?
    Growth Rate
    ?
    Mature Size
    x meters
    Fertility
    ?
    Pollinators
    ?
    Flower Colour
    ?
    Flower Type











    Notes

    Cultivation

    We have very little information on this species and do not know if it will succeed outdoors in Britain, though judging by its native range if it can be grown outdoors then it is only likely to succeed in the mildest areas of the country.

    Propagation

    Seed -

    Range

    New Zealand.

    Habitat

    A plant of coastal areas, growing amongst dunes and in salt marshes, occasionally it is also found inland on marshy lake shores on North and South Islands[2].

    Known hazards

    None known

    Edible uses

    None known

    Material uses

    Used for thatching houses, this is the best species in New Zealand for this purpose[1].

    Medicinal uses

    None known


    References

    1. ? 1.01.1 Brooker. S. G., Cambie. R. C. and Cooper. R. C. Economic Native Plants of New Zealand. Oxford University Press ISBN 0-19-558229-2 (1991-00-00)
    2. ? 2.02.1 Allan. H. H. Flora of New Zealand. Government Printer, Wellington. (1961-00-00)