/ (ˈrɪbənˌwʊd) /
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a small evergreen malvaceous tree, Hoheria populnea, of New Zealand. Its wood is used in furniture making and the tough bark for making cordAlso called: houhere, lacebark, thousand-jacket
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The larva, according to Mr. Purdie, is about inch long, feeding on the Ribbonwood (Plagianthus betulinus).New Zealand Moths and Butterflies|G. V. Hudson