Kōrero: Conifers

Young mataī

Young mataī

Juvenile mataī are shrubs with long, drooping branches that tend to interlace. Their bronze-coloured leaves are sparsely distributed along the branches. This shrub stage of their growth can continue for many years in the forest understorey.

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Department of Conservation
Reference: 10049485

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Maggy Wassilieff, 'Conifers - Mataī and miro: the plum pines', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/12674/young-matai (accessed 28 September 2021)

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