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Tōwai leaves and flowers

Tōwai leaves and flowers

Tōwai is closely related to kāmahi, and has similar flowering and fruiting spikes. Adult tōwai has compound leaves of three to five leaflets, unlike kāmahi’s single leaves.

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Tall broadleaf trees - Trees of the high country', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 18 August 2022)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 24 Sep 2007