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Pōhutukawa leaves (5th of 5)

Pōhutukawa leaves

Pōhutukawa’s leaves are leathery, elliptic in shape, and about 8 x 3 centimetres. Their undersides are clad in a dense cover of white hairs, as is the upper surface of the young leaves.

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Tall broadleaf trees - Pōhutukawa', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 14 August 2022)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 24 Sep 2007