pohutukawa


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pohutukawa

(pəˌhuːtəˈkɑːwə)
n
(Plants) a myrtaceous New Zealand tree, Metrosideros excelsa, with red flowers and hard red wood
[from Māori]
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MPI continues to encourage people to check myrtle species plants for example, pohutukawa, ramarama, manuka, feijoa, and bottlebrush.
There we see the ancient pohutukawa tree clinging to the rocky point of Cape Reinga.
The night was tight-lipped, the moon, Methuselah-hag, shuffled across the mudflats on her sticks of pohutukawa.
The towering English oak and native Pohutukawa trees, standing side-by-side with their branches touching, provided the perfect metaphor for the multicultural childcare centre--and a tight brief for architects Collingridge and Smith Architects (UK) to work within.
Se celebran durante el verano y principalmente en torno al Pohutukawa, un arbol que florece en diciembre y reemplaza al tradicional arbol navideno.
156) Use of the naturally resistant Pohutukawa (Metrosideros excelsa) offered another alternative for defence against woodborer ravages.
Nowadays, students do not study Bruce Mason's The Pohutukawa Tree, but New Zealand's highest grossing film, Boy.
A 45min-1 hour walk will take you to two spectacular coves nestled between cliffs covered with sprawling native pohutukawa trees.
According to historical accounts, the Christmas tree in Australia was first called Pohutukawa.
At Mahurangi Island, the vegetation is long grass with patches of bracken, gorse and large areas of regenerating native plant species such as manuka (Leptospermum scoparium), karo (Pittosporum crassifolium) and pohutukawa (Metrosideros excelsa).
The use of 'decked' for the vine entwined around the pohutukawa is suggestive of Christmas ornamentation, while the personification of 'never troubles' gives the creeper a curiously sangfroid quality which stands in contrast to the death grip the vine has on the tree.
The pohutukawa tree is one of the country's most well-known plants.