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Trees (New Zealand Native) Botanical names M to Q with photo

New Zealand native trees by botanical names:   M - Q


Macropiper excelsum (Kawakawa)   


Manoao colensoi (Silver pine) 


Melicope simplex (Poataniwha) 


Melicope simplex x ternata (Hybrid)


Melicope ternata (Wharangi)


Melicytus alpinus (Porcupine shrub)


Melicytus chathamicus (Chatham Island mahoe)


Melicytus crassifolius (Thick-leaved Mahoe)


Melicytus hybrid  


Melicytus lanceolatus (Narrow-leaved Mahoe) 


Melicytus novae-zelandiae (Coastal Mahoe)


Melicytus obovatus ssp “Coast” 


Melicytus ramiflorus (Mahoe)  


Mertyta sinclairii (Puka)  


Metrosideros bartlettii (Bartlett's rātā)


Metrosideros excelsa (Crimsion Pohutukawa)  


Metrosideros excelsa 'Aurea' (Yellow Pohutukawa)  


Metrosideros robusta (Northern Rata)


Metrosideros umbellata (Southern Rata)  


Muehlenbeckia astonii (Wirebrush)  

 
Muehlenbeckia axillaries (Creeping Muehlenbeckia)


Myoporum laetum (Ngaio) 


Myoporum laetum var decumbens 


Myrsine aquilonia (Coastal matipo)


Myrsine australis (Matipo)


Myrsine chathamica


Myrsine divaricata (Weeping matipo)  


Myrsine nummularia (Creeping matipo)


Myrsine salicina (Toro) 


Nestegis cunninghamii (Black Maire)


Nestegis lanceolate (White maire) 


Nestegis montana (Narrow-leaved maire)  


Neomyrtus pedunculata (Rōhutu)


Olearia angulata 


Olearia albida (Tanguru)


Olearia arborescens (Common Tree daisy) 


Olearia avicenniifolia (Akeake)


Olearia chathamica (Keketerehe)


Olearia cheesmanii (Tree Daisy) 


Olearia furfuracea (Akepiro)


Olearia ilicifolia (Mountain holly)  


Olearia lacunosa (Lancewood Tree Daisy)


Olearia locheliia 


Olearia x macrodonta (NZ Holly)


Olearia matthewsii (Cultivar O. ilicifolia x O. moschata)


Olearia nummulariifolia (Tree daisy)


Olearia cymbifolia (Hard Leaved Tree Daisy) 


Olearia paniculata (Akiraho) 


Olearia pachyphylla (Thick-leaved tree daisy) 


Olearia rani (Heketara)    


Olearia solandri ( Coastal shrub daisy) 


Olearia townsonii (Coromandel tree daisy)


Olearia traversiorum (Chatham Island Akeake)


Olearia virgata (Twiggy tree daisy) 


Ozothamnus leptophyllus (Tauhinu) 


Ozothamnus vauvilliersii (Mountain cottonwood)  


Pachystegia insignis (Marlborough Rock Daisy


Pachystegia minor (Marlborough Daisy)


Pennantia baylisiana (Three Kings Kaikomako)


Pennantia corymbosa (Kaikomako) 


Pentachondra pumila (Little Mountain heath) 


Peraxilla colensoi (Scarlet mistletoe)


Peraxilla tetrapetaia (Mistletoe red)


Phyllocladus aspleniifolius var. alpinus (Mountain Toatoa) 


Phyllocladus toatoa (Blue Celery Pine)


Phyllocladus trichomanoides (Celery Pine)  


Pimelea buxifolia (Tall pinatore)


Pimelea gnidia (Pimelea)


Pisonia brunoniana (Parapara)   


Pisonia brunoniana 'Variegata' (Variegated Parapara)



Pittosporum crassifolium (Karo) 


Pittosporum colensoi  (Rautawhiri)


Pittosporum cornifolium (Tawhirikaro)


Pittosporum dallii  

 
Pittosporum divaricatum


Pittosporum eugenioides (Lemonwood, Tarata) 


Pittosporum fairchildii (Fairchild's kohuhu)


Pittosporum obcordatum (Heart-leaved Kohuhu)


Pittosporum patulum (Pitpat) 


Pittosporum ralphii (Ralph's Kohuhu) 


Pittosporum 'Stephens Island'


Pittosporum tenuifolium (Kohuhu)  


Pittosporum turneri (Turner's kohuhu)


Pittosporum umbellatum (haekaro)


Pittosporum virgatum 


Plagianthus regius (Ribbonwood) 


Plagianthus regius subsp. chathamicus (Chatham Island ribbonwood)


Planchonella costata (Tawapou)


Podocarpus acutifolius (Needle-leaved totara


Podocarpus cunninghamii (Mountain Totara) 


Podocarpus nivalis (Snow totara)  


Podocarpus totara Aurea (Golden Totara) 


Podocarpus totara 'Pendula (Totara Weeping Totara) 


Podocarpus totara (Totara)


Pomaderris amoena (Tauhinu)


Pomaderris kumeraho
 (Gumdiggers soap, Kumerahou) 


Pomaderris phylicifolia (Tauhinu)


Prumnopitys ferruginea (Miro)


Prumnopitys taxifolia (Matai, Black pine)


Pseudopanax arboreus (Five Finger, Puahou)  


Pseudopanax chathamicus (Chatham Island Lancewood)


Pseudopanax colensoi var. colensni (Mountain five finger) 


Pseudopanax colensoi var. ternatus (Three-finger) 


Pseudopanax discolor


Pseudopanex ferox (Savage Lancewood)


Pseudopanax gilliesii 


Pseudopanax laetus


Pseudopanax lessonii (Houpapa)  


Pseudowintera colorata (Mountain Horopito)  


Quintinia serrata (Tawheowheo)

Special thanks Finn Michalak collection curator of Otari Native Botanic Garden, Wellington. These gardens are the only public botanic garden is New Zealand's only dedicated solely to native plants. There are around five hectares of cultivated native plant collections and about 96 hectares of mature and regenerating native forest. It is classified as a Garden of National Significance by the Royal New Zealand Institute of Horticulture.

Thanks to Elise Smith for her help in setting up this site and identifying flora.
Thanks to Dr. Bruce Clarkson of Waikato Univerity
Thanks to Valda Polletti of Te Kainga Marire for her help in identifying some of the trees and plants 
Thanks to John Dodunski of New Plymouth who has been a great help in showing us and identifying our local native 
chids, sundews and ferns.
Thanks also to Glen Church for his help re identifying flora.
Thanks also to Alan Jellyman for his help re identifying flora.
Thanks to Pieter B. Pelser, Phd Univ. of Canterbury for use of his photo

References:

THE HISTORICAL ECOLOGY OF THE INDIGENOUS FOREST OF THE TARANAKI UPLAND Pdf file

Allan HH 1961. Flora of New Zealand, Volume 1. Wellington, Government Printer.
Eagle A 1982. Eagle's trees and shrubs of New Zealand. Second series. Auckland, Collins
Wilson H, Galloway T 1993. Small-leaved shrubs of New Zealand. Christchurch, Manuka Press.
Flora of New Zealand Vol 1,2,3 by H.H.Allan
Wetlands of New Zealand by Janet Hunt
Nature guide to the NZ forest by Dawson& Lucas
Eagle's Trees & Shrubs of New Zealand
Eagle's 100 Shrubs & Climbers of NZ
Native Plants by L Metcalf
New Zealand in Flower By Alison Evans
Which Native Plant by Andrew Crowe
Hebes by Lawrie Metcalf
Vegetation of Egmont National Park by B Clarkson
Small-leaved shrubs of New Zealand by Wilson& Galloway
The Flora of Great Walks by Richard Ryall
The Gardener's Encyclopaedia of NZ Native 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 Lucas 
Know your New Zealand Native Plants by Lawrie Metcalf 
New Zealand Flowers and Plants in Colour by J. T Salmon
New Zealand Medical Plants Brooker, Cambie Cooper
New Zealand Gardening A-Z by W.G. Sheat
Hebes Lawrie Metcalfe
NZ Native Trees by John Dawson & Rob Lucas
Above the Treeline by Alan E, Mark

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