Story: Conifers

Kawaka foliage and bark

Kawaka foliage and bark

Kawaka has flattened branchlets with closely set, scale-like leaves. The bark is like parchment, peeling away from the trunk in long, thin strips.

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Conifers - Woody cone bearers: kauri and cypress', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 May 2022)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 24 Sep 2007