Story: Conifer–broadleaf forests

Southern rātā forest

Southern rātā forest

Pure stands of the red-flowering southern rātā (Metrosideros umbellata) grow on the coastal and upper slopes of the Catlins range, at the south-eastern tip of the South Island.

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Reference: AAQA 6500 Col1489
Photograph by Gordon Roberts

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John Dawson, 'Conifer–broadleaf forests - Central and southern forests', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/11669/southern-rata-forest (accessed 31 March 2020)

Story by John Dawson, published 24 Sep 2007