: a New Zealand shrub or small tree (Hoheria populnea) of the family Malvaceae having bark that is used for cordage and a profusion of small snow-white flowers in close axillary clusters

called also houhere

West : a small tree or shrub (Adenostoma sparsifolium) related to the chamise

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“Ribbonwood.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ribbonwood. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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