Lophomyrtus bullata Ramarama
Leaves1-3cm long swollen or blistered between the veins. Sometimes red.
Shrub reaching 8m.
Berry 1cm long, dark red to black
Lophomyrtus pedunculata Rohutu
Leaves 6-12 mm long red and oval
Bay of Islands south
These two attractive plants are common ornamentals due to their hardy disposition and eye-catching foliage colour. They do well in all situations. Hybrids exist in cultivation.