kohekohe


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kohekohe

(kɒhəkɒhə)
n, pl kohekohe
(Plants) a New Zealand tree, Dysoxylum spectabile, with large glossy leaves and reddish wood
[Māori]
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Entrican, listed several native trees resistant to marine woodborers, including Kohekohe (Dysoxylum spectabile) and Pukatea (Laurelia novae-zelandia).
Of weta that were observed, the average distance to the nearest food plant was 60 cm (range: 5-180 cm) and these plants were frequently kohekohe (42%) or mahoe (35%).
Nocturnal behavior.--Wetapunga were predominantly (88% of all observations) found in the canopy above 2.5 m.They were frequently found on silverfern (47%), nikau palms (26%), and kohekohe trees (21%).
Habitat use by wetapunga.--Wetapunga inhabit second-growth coastal forest dominated by silverfern, nikau palm, mahoe, and kohekohe, and no weta moved towards the edge of the forest during the study.