Story: Shrubs and small trees of the forest

Haumakōroa

Haumakōroa

Another small tree with distinct juvenile and adult forms, haumakōroa (Raukaua simplex, formerly Pseudopanax simplex) grows in moist forest throughout most of New Zealand, including the subantarctic Auckland Islands. Juvenile plants have leaves with three to five deeply lobed leaflets. Adult trees have simple leaves, consisting of a long stalk and undivided leaf blade.

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Joanna Orwin, 'Shrubs and small trees of the forest - Species with juvenile and adult forms', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/13813/haumakoroa (accessed 15 November 2019)

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