Story: Shrubs and small trees of the forest

Pigeonwood fruit (2nd of 2)

Pigeonwood fruit

In summer, pigeonwood bears bright orange-red berries. These are readily eaten by native birds, especially the kererū (New Zealand pigeon).

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Joanna Orwin, 'Shrubs and small trees of the forest - Lookalike subcanopy trees', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/13797/pigeonwood-fruit (accessed 5 April 2020)

Story by Joanna Orwin, published 24 Sep 2007, updated 1 Jul 2015