Coprosma repens ‘Marble Queen’
Dwarf Variegated Mirror Plant
|Kingdom||Plantae||Plants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)|
|Subkingdom||Tracheobionta||Vascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients|
|Division||Magnoliophyta||Flowering plants, also known as angiosperms|
|Class||Magnoliopsida||Dicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves|
|Subclass||Asteridae||A large class that encompasses asters|
|Order||Gentianales||Gentians, coffee, gardenias, frangipani, many others|
|Family||Rubiaceae||Coffee, madder, and bedstraw family|
|Genus||Coprosma||From the Greek kopros, “dung,” and osme, “a smell,” alluding to the fetid smell|
|Species||repens||Having creeping and rooting stems|
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Coprosma repens ‘Marble Queen’ description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 8 Apr 2011.
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4/6/2011 · Howard Peters Rawlings Conservatory & Botanic Gardens, Druid Hill Park, Baltimore, MD
≈ 21 × 14" (52 × 34 cm)