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  • Notelaea longifolia

    Notelaea longifolia  (no-tel-EE-a)

    Common Names: Large Mock-olive, Large-leaved Olive, Long-leaved Native Olive, axe-breaker, coobagum

    Derivation of the name:

    Notolaea:  from Greek “notos” the south or south-west quarter and “elaia” the olive tree, referring to its southern hemisphere occurrence in Australasia only

    Longifolia: from Latin “longa” long and “folium” a leaf. Referring to its long leaves.