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anmar2015

Date

April 26, 2015

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katelomansmith

Date

April 25, 2015 03:51 PM NZST

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What

Short-finned Eel Anguilla australis

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anmar2015

Date

April 25, 2015

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eel

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codfish

Date

April 18, 2015

Description

Fan shaped fruit bodies on fallen branches. Young fruit bodies creamy white, older fruit bodies with yellow-tan coloured caps, fibrous particularly in centre. Up to 5.5 cm diam. x 4 cm height. Gills rusty brown, close. Remnant mature coastal broadleaf forest.

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codfish

Date

April 11, 2015

Description

Dark black-brown leathery polypore. Up to 6 cm across and 3 cm height. Upper surface velvety, zoned. Lower surface light coloured but more beige than cream, pores tiny (6-7 pores/mm), with a somewhat uneven pored surface, bruising light orange-tan. Bracket with a wavy edge and thin, only 4.5 mm at thickest part. Spores globose. Remnant mature coastal broadleaf forest.

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What

Matai Prumnopitys taxifolia

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katelomansmith

Date

April 21, 2015 05:17 PM NZST

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What

Rangiora Brachyglottis repanda

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katelomansmith

Date

April 21, 2015 05:13 PM NZST

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Rimu Dacrydium cupressinum

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katelomansmith

Date

April 21, 2015 05:15 PM NZST

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Puriri Vitex lucens

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katelomansmith

Date

April 21, 2015 04:56 PM NZST

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katelomansmith

Date

April 21, 2015 04:56 PM NZST

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kereru Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae

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katelomansmith

Date

April 21, 2015 05:08 PM NZST

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What

Kohekohe Dysoxylum spectabile

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katelomansmith

Date

April 21, 2015 04:58 PM NZST

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What

Kauri Agathis australis

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katelomansmith

Date

April 21, 2015 04:51 PM NZST

Description

This is the last remaining (original?) Kauri in Totara Park. Note the built board walk to help prevent the spread of dieback to this tree. There are other trees that have been planted by the South Auckland branch of Forest and Bird Society and members of the Friends of Totara Park

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stephanie_sopow

Date

September 23, 2013

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No photos or sounds

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stephanie_sopow

Date

March 10, 2012

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anmar2015

Date

April 19, 2015

Description

Larval stage

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Monarch Butterfly Danaus plexippus

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anmar2015

Date

April 19, 2015

Description

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Chondropetalum tectorum Elegia tectorum

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luke_mayall

Date

April 17, 2015

Description

-Native to South Africa

- Clump of fine, green, grassy stems up to 1.5m tall and wide

- Occur naturally in damp ground, but perform better if provided with a well-drained soil

- Do not always withstand division but can be propagated from seed

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luke_mayall

Date

April 17, 2015

Description

- Love-lies-bleeding

- Amaranthaceae family

- Native to Peru, Africa and India

- Drooping purple tassels up to 30cm long in late summer/autumn

- Often harvested for its grains

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luke_mayall

Date

April 17, 2015

Description

- Ivory curl tree

- Protaeceae family

- Originates from Queensland Australia

- Creamy flowers in autumn followed by woody fruits

- Frequently utilised as a street tree in Australia

- Evergreen

- Fast growing

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What

Yellow Emperor Dragonfly Hemianax papuensis

Date

April 3, 2015

Description

In our meadow trial - a mix of exotic herbs and flowering grasses.

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niuy3

Date

March 29, 2015

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luke_mayall

Date

April 10, 2015

Description

- Malpighiaceae family

- Originates from South Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay and Argentina

- Red winged fruits in late summer

- Small yellow flowers

- Relatively cold hardy

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luke_mayall

Date

April 10, 2015

Description

- Michaelmas daisy

- Autumn flowering, bearing masses of small white daisies for weeks on end

- Good cut flower

- Native to North America and northern Mexico

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What

Nurseryweb Spider Dolomedes minor

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anmar2015

Date

April 12, 2015

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codfish

Date

April 11, 2015

Description

Leathery polypore with a red-brown cap surface and cream pored undersurface, 8 cm diam. x 7 cm height. Cap surface "smooth" but like very fine sandpaper. Microscopically the cap terminal cells are distinctive. Stipe not clearly differentiated, short with some red-brown colour, attached to the wood substrate by expanded basal pad. On small fallen branch in remnant mature coastal broadleaf forest.

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codfish

Date

April 11, 2015

Description

Large bolete, dark black-brown cap with a khaki pore surface and khaki stipe, 16 cm diam. x 12 cm height. Stipe velvety, bulbous, 4.5 cm at top and 7 cm at base. Cut surface pale pink, a small amount of blueing seen on side of stipe. Spore print light yellowy-olive brown. Pore surface darker than tubes when looked at under low power magnification. Regenerating bush with some teatree, fruit body located about 8 m from an older teatree (kanuka) tree.

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codfish

Date

April 11, 2015

Description

Large single fruit body on log, dark red-brown cap with veil remnants around cap margin, 8 cm diam. x 5.5 cm height. Gills brown, attached. Top of stipe with 'ridges', also seen on ring. Spore print light brown. Remnant mature coastal broadleaf forest.

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f_martoni

Date

March 26, 2015

Description

On Muehlenbeckia complexa