Story: Kermadec Islands

Pōhutukawa and nīkau (1st of 3)

Pōhutukawa and nīkau

Typical lowland forest on Raoul Island is predominantly a mixture of Kermadec nīkau palms (Rhopalostylis baueri var. cheesemanii) and the red-flowering Kermadec pōhutukawa (Metrosideros kermadecensis).

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Simon Nathan, 'Kermadec Islands - Plants and animals', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 18 June 2024)

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