This houhi or mountain lacebark (Hoheria lyallii) is flowering in Fiordland National Park. Also known as mountain ribbonwood, it is one of New Zealand’s few deciduous trees, and grows to around 3 metres. It is often found around forest edges and stream margins, sometimes forming a glade. It is named after early naturalist David Lyall.
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