Story: Shrubs and small trees of the forest



Neinei (Dracophyllum latifolium) is one of the large-leaved grass trees. Its long, arching leaves grow in tufts at the tips of slender branches. Neinei grows in the northern half of the North Island.

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Joanna Orwin, 'Shrubs and small trees of the forest - Tree dracophyllums: īnanga and neinei', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 1 March 2024)

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