Kōrero: Ecoregions

Poor Knights lily (2 o 2)

Poor Knights lily

The Poor Knights lily (Xeronema callistemon) is one of the few species endemic to the Poor Knights Islands. For the most part, the islands’ proximity to the North Island (24 kilometres away) has fostered plant dispersal from the mainland. Islands that are further away have more endemic species.

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Department of Conservation
Reference: 10055449
Photograph by Mike Aviss

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Matt McGlone, 'Ecoregions - The northerly islands', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/12559/poor-knights-lily (accessed 3 April 2020)

He kōrero nā Matt McGlone, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007