This section is from the book "Commercial Gardening Vol4", by John Weathers (the Editor). Also available from Amazon: Commercial Gardening, A Practical & Scientific Treatise For Market Gardeners.
An ornamental New Zealand shrub, 2-4 ft. high, resembling a white-berried Cotoneaster when in fruit in autumn. It flourishes in sandy peat and loam, and is increased from cuttings or seeds. Quite hardy in the milder parts of the kingdom.
Fig. 425. - Hymenanthera crassifolia. (1/2).