Kōhūhū, or black matipo (Pittosporum tenuifolium), is common in regenerating forest throughout much of New Zealand. It is distinguished by dark grey branchlets and pale leaves with a wavy edge. Its flowers are nearly black and emit a sweet perfume at night.
Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi
Department of Conservation
Photograph by Dick Veitch
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