Kōrero: Tall broadleaf trees

Kermadec pōhutukawa

Kermadec pōhutukawa

Kermadec pōhutukawa are naturally confined to the Kermadec Islands, where they are the main forest tree. They have been widely planted around the coast on mainland New Zealand. Kermadec pōhutukawa look like mainland pōhutukawa, but have smaller, rounder leaves. They flower lightly throughout the year, whereas mainland pōhutukawa only flower in late spring and summer.

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Department of Conservation
Reference: 10057132
Photograph by Rebecca Stanley

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Maggy Wassilieff, 'Tall broadleaf trees - Pōhutukawa', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/13722/kermadec-pohutukawa (accessed 6 July 2020)

He kōrero nā Maggy Wassilieff, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007