Ngaio

Myoporum laetum

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Myoporum laetum, commonly known as ngaio /ˈnaɪ.oʊ/ or mousehole tree is a plant in the family Scrophulariaceae endemic to New Zealand, including the Chatham Islands. It is a fast growing shrub, readily distinguished from others in the genus by the transparent dots in the leaves which are visible when held to a light.

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