Kōrero: Conifer–broadleaf forests



Kawakawa (Macropiper excelsum) is a common understorey shrub that grows in North Island lowland forest, and coastal forest in the top half of the South Island. It has distinctive heart-shaped leaves, usually riddled with caterpillar holes. Its clusters of berries ripen to a bright orange.

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Department of Conservation
Reference: 10059175
Photograph by Dick Veitch

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

John Dawson, 'Conifer–broadleaf forests - Coastal forest', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/11672/kawakawa (accessed 22 July 2024)

He kōrero nā John Dawson, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007