Kōrero: Southern beech forest

Mountain beech flowers

Mountain beech flowers

The male flowers of mountain beech bloom in spring, just as leaf buds burst to reveal the new season’s leaves. The simple flower has five light-green petals and 8–14 dark red anthers, full of pollen. The female flower is minute, and blooms after the male flower has shed its pollen.

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Department of Conservation
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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Joanna Orwin, 'Southern beech forest - Southern beeches', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/13301/mountain-beech-flowers (accessed 10 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Joanna Orwin, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007