kaikomako


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kaikomako

(kɑːiːkɒmɑːˈkɒ)
n, pl kaikomako
(Plants) a small New Zealand tree, Pennantia corymbosa, with white flowers and black fruit
[Māori]
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The vegetation at Warrenheip consists of regenerating vegetation, including kanuka (Kunzea ericoides), treeferns, kaikomako (Pennantia corymbosa), and Coprosma species.
Some flames found shelter inside the kaikomako, a tree the Maori consider female.