|Aristotelia serrata (J.R. & G. Forst.) W.R.B. Oliver|
|Aristotelia racemosa (A.Cunn.) Hook.f. - Dicera serrata J.R. & G. Forst.|
Deciduous shrub, or small tree, in milder areas to 7 m high. Young shoots reddish. Leaves opposite, ovate, base truncate or cordate, 6-16 cm long, 3-7 cm wide, pointed, doubly and irregularly dentate, bright green above, paler and sometimes purplish beneath. Leaf stalk reddish. Small dark pink flowers about 5 mm across, in 5-10 cm axillary and pubescent panicles. Berries dark red or black.
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Ethnobotanical aspects of Aristotelia serrata by Plants for a future database
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