Kōrero: Conifers

Male cone (3 o 4)

Male cone

Tōtara has separate male and female trees. Male cones are like catkins, about 2 centimetres long. They release pollen in early summer.

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Photograph by Peter E. Smith

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Maggy Wassilieff, 'Conifers - Tōtara group', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/12659/male-cone (accessed 16 August 2022)

He kōrero nā Maggy Wassilieff, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007