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Knightia excelsa, commonly called rewarewa or New Zealand honeysuckle, which refers to the timber’s decorative properties. In spring, rewarewa flowers produce abundant nectar which is irresistible to tui and bellbirds and also produces an excellent honey. It is largely a pioneer species . It can grow up to 30 m tall with a 1 m diameter trunk.

Rewarewa, Knightia excelsa

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