Story: Tall broadleaf trees

Tawa (1st of 2)

Tawa

Tawa (Beilschmiedia tawa) is one of the most common lowland forest trees of the North Island and northern South Island. It grows as a canopy or understorey tree in mixed conifer–broadleaf forest. Tawa’s light green, willow-like foliage is quite distinctive.

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Tall broadleaf trees - Trees of fertile lowlands', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/13729/tawa (accessed 3 April 2020)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 24 Sep 2007