Kōrero: Shrubs and small trees of the forest

Māpou

Māpou

Māpou (Myrsine australis), also known as matipo, is found throughout New Zealand as an understorey tree in lowland and upland forest. It is a hardy plant and can grow in the canopy of second-growth scrub. Māpou is easily recognised by its light green wavy leaves and red branches.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Photograph by Alastair McLean

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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/13801/mapou (accessed 30 March 2020)

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