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  • The common podocarps are: rimu (Dacrydium cupressinum), thin-barked totara (Podocarpus hallii), miro (Prumnopitys ferruginea), and kohekoe (Dysoxylum spectabile).

    Northland temperate kauri forests

  • Matai (Prumnopitys taxifolia) and totara (Podocarpus totara) were also abundant in these areas but are now restricted to two main remnants (totaling 6 km2) in the Waiho and Whataroa Valleys.

    Westland temperate forests

  • Here, the open scrub is dominated by the primitive espeletioid composite, Libanothamnus neriifolius, and show an irregular but often rather dense herbaceous layer; while in the low mossy forest the trees Clusia multiflora, Weinmannia spp., and Prumnopitys harmsiana, are the most frequent.

    Cordillera La Costa montane forests


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