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List of trees of New Zealand

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New Zealand's long geological isolation means that most of its flora is unique. There are a wide variety of native trees, adapted to all the various micro-climates in New Zealand. The native bush (forest) ranges from the temperate rainforests of the West Coast, the alpine forests of the Southern Alps and Fiordland to the coastal forests of the Abel Tasman National Park and the Catlins.

In the early period of British colonisation, many New Zealand trees were known by names derived from the names of unrelated European trees, but more recently the trend has been to adopt the native Maori language names into English. For a listing in order of Maori name, with species and family names for most, see the list in Wikipedia Maori (http://mi.wikipedia.org/wiki/R%C4%81rangi_r%C4%81kau).

Contents

List of species:

Pteridophyta (ferns)

Pinophyta (conifers)

Magnoliophyta (broadleaf trees)

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