Story: Conifers

Tōtara (1st of 4)


Tōtara (Podocarpus totara is a massive tree of lowland forests. It grows to a height of 30 metres, and can live for over 1,500 years.

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Conifers - Tōtara group', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 25 October 2021)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 24 Sep 2007