Kōrero: Shrubs and small trees of the forest

Pigeonwood fruit (2 o 2)

Pigeonwood fruit

In summer, pigeonwood bears bright orange-red berries. These are readily eaten by native birds, especially the kererū (New Zealand pigeon).

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Photograph by Jeremy Rolfe

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Joanna Orwin, 'Shrubs and small trees of the forest - Lookalike subcanopy trees', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/13797/pigeonwood-fruit (accessed 11 August 2020)

He kōrero nā Joanna Orwin, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007, updated 1 Jul 2015