Story: Conifers

Needle-leaved tōtara

Needle-leaved tōtara

Needle-leaved tōtara is a shrub or small tree of fertile soils in the northern part of the South Island. Its narrow leaves, up to 2.5 centimetres long, have needle-like tips.

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Conifers - Tōtara group', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 2 July 2022)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 24 Sep 2007