Kōrero: Shrubs and small trees of the forest

Tī ngahere – forest cabbage tree

Tī ngahere – forest cabbage tree

The forest cabbage tree (Cordyline banksii) is a smaller and more slender plant than tī kōuka, Cordyline australis. It is common in lowland and upland forests and regenerating scrub in the North Island and northern half of the South Island. It is easily recognised by its lax, untidy form and drooping leaves.

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Photograph by Peter E. Smith

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Joanna Orwin, 'Shrubs and small trees of the forest - Cabbage trees', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/13830/ti-ngahere-forest-cabbage-tree (accessed 11 August 2020)

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