Kōrero: Conifers

Male cones (4 o 5)

Male cones

Mataī has separate male and female trees. Males develop small catkin-like cones that release pollen in early summer.

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Photograph by Jeremy Rolfe

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Conifers - Mataī and miro: the plum pines', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/12672/male-cones (accessed 13 August 2020)

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