Story: Conifer–broadleaf forests

Auckland Islands forest

Auckland Islands forest

The southernmost limit of New Zealand’s forest is on the subantarctic Auckland Islands. On Enderby Island, southern rātā (Metrosideros umbellata) forms a low forest up to 9 metres tall.

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John Dawson, 'Conifer–broadleaf forests - Coastal forest', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 June 2024)

Story by John Dawson, published 24 Sep 2007