The kamahi was in full flower throughout the Otira Gorge and around Lake Brunner, while the southern rata was past its best.
Hybrid between serratus and fruticosa. Multiple individuals with this morphology. Parental morphologies not seen.
I've seen one-off hybrids before between this pair, but not a population.
This one has got me stumped. I'm pretty sure it is not a rewarewa or a tawari. The leaves are thin and papery like pate.
Very big tree.
A little tooth-leaved plant, growing as an epiphyte on a tree fern.
杜英 Common Elaeocarpus (Elaeocarpus decipiens)
The Oxalidales is an order of flowering plants, included within the rosid subgroup of eudicots. Compound leaves are common in Oxalidales and the majority of the species in this order have five or six sepals and petals. The following families are typically placed here: