pukatea


Also found in: Wikipedia.

pukatea

(ˈpuːkɑːtɛɑː)
n
(Plants) an aromatic New Zealand tree, Laurelia novae-zealandiae, valued for its high-quality timber
[Māori]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
References in periodicals archive ?
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.