T.E.R:R.A.I.N - Taranaki Educational Resource: Research, Analysis and Information Network


Trees & Shrubs (New Zealand Native) Botanical names R to Z with photo

New Zealand native trees by botanical names:   R - Z 




Raukaua edgerleyi (Pseudopanax Raukaua)   


Rhabdothamnus solandri (Taurepo)


Rhopalostylis baueri (Kermadec nikau)


Rhopalostylis sapida (Nikau Palm) 


Rhopalostylis sapida var. chathamica (Chatham Island Nikau Palm)


Raukaua simplex (Haumakaroa)


Scandia rosifolia (Native Angelica) 


Schefflera digitatal (Pate (Seven Finger) 


Solanum aviculare (Poroporo)


Solanum laciniatum (Poroporo) 


Sophora howinsula (Lord Howe Kowhai)


Sophora microphylla (Kowhai)  


Sophora molloyi, Cook Strait Kowhai  


Sophora prostrata (Prostrate Kowhai)   


Sophora tetraptera (Large-leaved kowhai)


Streblus banksii (Large leaved milk tree) 


Streblus heterophyllus (Small-leaved milk tree)
  


Streblus smithii (Tree Three Kings milk tree)


Tetragonia implexicoma (Kokihi)


Teucridium parvifolium 


Toronia toru (Toru)   


Tupeia antarctica (White mistletoe)


Veronica raoulii (Hebe raoulii)


Vitex lucens (Puriri) 


Weinmannia racemosa (Kamahi) 


Weinmannia silvicola (Towai)

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

Websites
http://www.o2landscapes.com
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