Kōrero: Tall broadleaf trees

Pōhutukawa flowers (2 o 5)

Pōhutukawa flowers

Like many other members of the myrtle family (Myrtaceae), pōhutukawa’s flowers are brush blossoms. They typically consist of a mass of bright red stamens around a shallow bowl of nectar. Yellow flowers occasionally develop on some trees.

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Department of Conservation
Reference: 10050445
Photograph by Chris Rudge

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Tall broadleaf trees - Pōhutukawa', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/13717/pohutukawa-flowers (accessed 26 January 2022)

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