Story: Tall broadleaf trees

Black maire

Black maire

Black maire (Nestegis cunninghamii) is found scattered through lowland forests of the North Island and northern South Island. Its dark grey trunk is rough and fissured and supports a deep crown. The leaves are dark green above and paler below.

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Tall broadleaf trees - Forest giants', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 May 2022)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 24 Sep 2007