houhere


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houhere

(ˈhɒuːhɛrɛ)
n, pl houhere
(Plants) NZ another name for ribbonwood
[Māori]
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Noun1.houhere - small tree or shrub of New Zealand having a profusion of axillary clusters of honey-scented paper-white flowers and whose bark is used for cordage
genus Hoheria, Hoheria - small genus of shrubs and small trees of New Zealand: lacebarks
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms