Rhopalostylis-baueri-cheesmanii1

Rhopalostylis baueri var cheesemanii Kermadec nikau

The Kermadec nikau has longer fronds, larger flower heads and darker seeds than the mainland nikau.

rhopalostyls-sapida2

Rhopalostylis sapida Great Barrier Island

The Great Barrier Island nikau forms a more robust palm than the mainland nikau, tolerating more exposed conditions.

Schefflera digitata  Pate -2

Schefflera digitata Pate, Seven Finger

Prefers damp, shady parts of the forest and is common along stream banks and on shady forest roadsides.

tecomanthe

Tecomanthe speciosa Three Kings Island climber

Only one plant of this species is known in the wild. A vigorous twining woody climber with large tropical-like leaves.

Todea barbara Found on off-shore islands and north of Bay of Islands.

Attractive fern unfortunately becoming very rare due to forestry and development. Tolerates quite dry conditions.

Uncinia uncinata Hook sedge

This hook sedge is variable in colour ranging from dark green when grown in shade to reddish brown.