Story: Tall broadleaf trees

Hīnau foliage and flowers (1st of 2)

Hīnau foliage and flowers

Hīnau (Elaeocarpus dentatus) is widely scattered through much of New Zealand’s lowland forest. Its wide, spreading branches often support an array of perching plants. The leaves have little pits on their undersides, where the side veins connect with the midrib.

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Tall broadleaf trees - Forest giants', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/13746/hinau-foliage-and-flowers (accessed 1 March 2020)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 24 Sep 2007