pukatea


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pukatea

(ˈpuːkɑːtɛɑː)
n
(Plants) an aromatic New Zealand tree, Laurelia novae-zealandiae, valued for its high-quality timber
[Māori]
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Entrican, listed several native trees resistant to marine woodborers, including Kohekohe (Dysoxylum spectabile) and Pukatea (Laurelia novae-zelandia).
Woods employed for structural posts were varied in species--tawa, pukatea, matai, rimu and totara.