Kōrero: Plant extracts

Rimu leaves (1 o 2)

Rimu leaves

The leaves of the rimu tree were thought to be the only natural source of the chemical laurenene. It was named after Denis Lauren, the scientist who discovered it. Subsequently the compound has been found in some tōtara species.

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Department of Conservation
Reference: 10031721
Photograph by Don Merton

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Nigel Perry, 'Plant extracts - Unique plants and chemicals', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/14461/rimu-leaves (accessed 16 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Nigel Perry, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007