Kōrero: Evolution of plants and animals

Tree fuchsia

Tree fuchsia

The tree fuchsia or kotukutuku (Fuchsia excorticata) is the largest fuchsia in the world and one of a handful of deciduous native trees. Most New Zealand trees are evergreen. They have evolved to live in a climate that is neither strongly seasonal nor extreme.

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Reference: Di13350Rbt.tif
Photograph by G. R. Roberts

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Matt McGlone, 'Evolution of plants and animals - Plants in a mild climate', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/12443/tree-fuchsia (accessed 22 February 2020)

He kōrero nā Matt McGlone, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007