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Apodasmia similis Oioi, segmented rush

Wetland rush with bluish/green foliage.

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Blechnum discolour Crown fern. Piupiu.

Found throughout NZ usually in drier forests

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Blechnum novae-zealandiae Palm-leaf fern Kiokio.

Found growing in clay soils on embankments and roadsides.

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Cordyline australis Cabbage tree, ti kouka

One of our best known and distinctive trees found throughout the country.

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Cyathea dealbata Ponga, silver fern

Well known symbol of NZ, grows in forests throughout NZ.

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Cyathea medularis Mamaku, black ponga

Tallest of the tree ferns

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Dianella latissima Waima Range, Northland.

Attractive flax-like plant with more broad leaves than D.nigra.

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Laurelia novae-zelandiae Pukatea

Handsome tree found swampy areas Throughout North Island, west coast of South Island.

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Leptostigma sectulosa

Vigorous, low growing ground cover creates soft mounding form.

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Libertia grandiflora Found lowland and forests in North Island and Nelson area of South Island.

Tufted plant with narrow flax-like leaves. Delicate white flowers followed by large berries.

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Metrosideros carminea Akakura

Northland climbing Metrosideros preferring semi-shade.

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Metrosideros umbellata Southern rata

Rare in the North Island, found more commonly on the west coast of the South where the rainfall is higher.

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Phormium tenax 'Three Kings Island' Three Kings Island flax

Leaves are slightly broader than the local form of P.tenax and have a yellow edge.

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Pratia angulata Panakenake

Creeping mat-forming plant found throughout New Zealand in damp areas producing delicate white flowers.

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Prumnopitys ferruginea Miro

Larfe growing forest tree found throughout New Zealand. Attractive needle-like foliage.

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Prumnopitys taxifolia Matai.

Matai resembles miro, growing throughout New Zealand. Slow growing with neatly arranged needle-like foliage.

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Rhopalostylis 'Chathams' Chatham Island Nikau

The Chatham Island palm has broader fronds and is much more robust than the mainland nikau. Also will tolerate more exposed conditions.

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Rhopalostylis baueri var cheesemanii Kermadec nikau

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

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Rhopalostylis sapida Great Barrier Island

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

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Selliera radicans Groundcover found throughout New Zealand in damp areas.

Grows in sun or light shade but best with some moisture. Attractive white flowers.