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Pōhutukawa in Spain

Pōhutukawa in Spain

New Zealand botanist Warwick Harris (pictured) believes this large pōhutukawa tree in the coastal city of La Coruña, northern Spain, was planted some time in the early 1800s. The city has adopted pōhutukawa as its floral emblem.

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Ross Galbreath, 'New Zealand species overseas - Plants overseas', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 3 July 2022)

Story by Ross Galbreath, published 24 Sep 2007