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Trees & Shrubs (Exotic) Botanical names M to Q with photo

Macadamia integrifolia (Macadamia)  

Macadamia ternifolia (Queensland nut)

Mackaya bella (Forest bell bush)

Magnolia species  

Magnolia × alba (White champaca)

Magnolia campbellii (Campbell's magnolia)

Magnolia lanuginosa (Michelia velutina)

Magnolia macrophylla (Bigleaf magnolia)

Magnolia obovata (Japanese bigleaf magnolia)

Magnolia sieboldii (Siebold's magnolia)

Magnolia × soulangeana (Saucer magnolia)

Mahonia lomariifolia (Chinese holly grape)  

Malus (Crabapples)

Malus floribunda (Japanese crab apple)  

Malvaceae family (Hibiscus)  

Marus species (Mulberry trees)

Melaleuca pallida (Lemon bottlebrush)

Melaleuca viminalis (Weeping bottlebrush)

Melaleuca viminalis 'Little John'

Melia azedarach (Chinaberry)

Metasequoia glyptostroboides (Dawn Redwood)

Michelia doltsopa

Montanoa bipinnatifida (Mexican Tree Daisy)

Myoporum insulare (Australian ngaio)    

Nandina domestica (Heavenly bamboo)

Nerium oleander (Oleander)

Nothofagus cunninghamii (Myrtle beech) now called Lophozonia cunninghamii 

Nyssa sylvatica (Black tupelo)

Olearia phlogopappa (Dusty daisy bush)   

Parajubaea cocoides (Mountain Coconut)

Parrotia persica (Persian ironwood) 

Paulownia tomentosa (Princess tree) 

Phoenix canariensis (Phoenix Palm)   

Phoenix rupicola (Cliff date palm) 

Photinia davidiana (Chinese photinia)

Photinia species (Red Robin)

Phyllocladus hypophyllus, Celery top pine

Phytolacca dioica (Ombú)  

Picea Abies "Aurea Magnifica" (Golden spruce) 

Pieris japonica (Lily of the Valley Shrub)

Pinus canariensis (Canary Islands Pine)

Pinus contorta (Shore pine)   

Pinus coulteri (Coulter pine)

Pinus nigra (Black pine)

Pinus patula (Patula pine) 

Pinus pinea (Stone pine) 

Pinus radiata (Radiata Pine)

Pinus thunbergii (Japanese black pine)

Platanus (Genus) Plane trees

Plectranthus fruticosus 'James' (Pink Spur Flower)

Plectranthus mahonii (Srubby plectranthus)

Plectranthus saccatus (Stoep Jacaranda, Spurflower)  

Plinia cauliflora (Brazilian grapetree)

Plumbago auriculata (Cape leadwort)

Podalyria sericea (Satin bush)

Polygala dalmaisiana (Sweet Pea Shrub)  

Populus deltoides (Poplar) Eastern cottonwood

Populus yunnanensis (Yunnan poplar)

Protea nitida (Shaving brush tree)

Prunoideae laurocerasus (Laurel Tree)

Prunus species (Flowering Cherry)   

Prunus campanulata (Taiwan cherry)

Pseudotsuga menziesii (Douglas fir)

Psoralea pinnata (Dally pine)

Pterocarya fraxinifolia (Caucasian wingnut)

Pyracantha genus (Firethorn)

Pyracantha angustifolia (Firethorn)

Pyracantha coccinea lalandei 'Soleil d'Or (Yellow firethorn)

Quercus (Goodwin Collection)  

Quercus acutissima (Sawtooth oak)   

Quercus canariensis (Algerian Oak)  

Quercus castanea (Castanea Oak) 

Quercus coccinea (Scarlet Oak) 

Quercus dentata (Daimyo Oak)  

Quercus ilex (Holm oak) 

Quercus imbricaria (Shingle Oak)  

Quercus palustris (Pin oak, )

Quercus robur (English oak) 

Quercus robur fastigiata (Cypress Oak) 

Quercus serrata (Konara Oak)  

Quercus serrata (Variety: Quercus serrata 'Aurea')

Quercus variabilis (Chinese Cork Oak)  

Thanks to Ian Hutchinson of Pukekura Park for his help in identifying plants and trees.
Thanks to Valda Polletti of Te Kainga Marire for her help in identifying some of the trees and plants on the Te Henui walkway and to the authors of the books and websites listed below.
Thanks to Glyn Church of New Plymouth for identifying some of these plants.
Thanks to Alan Jellyman for his identification of some trees and plants

The Royal Horticultural Society A-Z Encyclopaedia of Garden Plants
Mini Guide to the Identification of New Zealand Native Trees by Andrew Crowe
Photographic Guide to Trees of New Zealand by Lawrie Metcalf
Photographic Guide to New Zealand Ferns by Lawrie Metcalfe
New Zealand Small Shrubs and Trees by Murdoch Riley
New Zealand Trees and Ferns by Murdoch Riley
Trees and Shrubs of New Zealand by A. L. Poole and Nancy Adams
Nature Guide to the New Zealand Forest by John Dawson and Rob Lucus
Know your New Zealand Native Plants by Lawrie Metcalf 
New Zealand Flowers and Plants in Colour by J. T Salmon
Audrey Eagle's Books


The New Zealand Plant Conservation Network