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Advent Botany 2016 – Day 5: Pōhutukawa — Culham Research Group

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New Zealand Christmas Tree In Europe and North America, our Christmas trees are usually conifers. However, the New Zealand Christmas tree is a member of the Myrtaceae (Myrtle and Eucalyptus family). It is an evergreen tree of coastal North Island, New Zealand where it grows on cliffs and lava fields. The bright red flowers comprise…

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