Kōrero: Tall broadleaf trees

Tītoki fruit and leaves

Tītoki fruit and leaves

Tītoki’s shiny black seeds, partially embedded in a fleshy scarlet covering, are exposed when its furry fruit capsules open. The ripe fruits are attractive to birds, which spread the seeds. Tītoki fruits take about a year to develop, and ripen in early summer.

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Department of Conservation
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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Maggy Wassilieff, 'Tall broadleaf trees - Trees of fertile lowlands', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/13733/titoki-fruit-and-leaves (accessed 4 March 2024)

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