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Lophomyrtus obcordata. Rōhutu.

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Bark, berries used in decoction for dysmenorrhoea (Goldie 1904). [More likely to refer to the closely allied species Neomyrtus pedunculata]

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The essential oils of Lophomyrtus obcordata and Neomyrtus pedunculata have been examined by Briggs et al 1975. Bark and fruit compounds by Lowry 1968, 1976.

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28 May 2007
2 July 2020
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