Kōrero: Tall broadleaf trees



Nīkau palms grow to about 10 metres tall. Their large leaves are up to 3 metres long and 2 metres wide, made up of many spiky fronds. Nīkau (Rhopalostylis sapida) grow in lowland forests throughout the North Island and in coastal areas of the northern South Island, and on the Chatham Islands.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Maggy Wassilieff, 'Tall broadleaf trees - Coastal trees', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/13754/nikau (accessed 29 January 2022)

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