Story: Shrubs and small trees of the forest

Kaikōmako fruit (2nd of 2)

Kaikōmako fruit

During winter months, the purple-black fruit of kaikōmako is an important food for forest birds such as whiteheads and bellbirds.

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Joanna Orwin, 'Shrubs and small trees of the forest - Lookalike subcanopy trees', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 6 February 2023)

Story by Joanna Orwin, published 24 Sep 2007, updated 1 Jul 2015