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Nikau palm, the only palm endemic to New Zealand, with it's 'fruit salad' (the fruit changes colours).

Pacific Perfumes Part 1: How Green Is Their Island + Artisan Botanical Collection Draw - ÇaFleureBon Perfume Blog

Francesca Brice and Kate JasonSmith of Pacific Perfumes flew into NYC from, New Zealand and won the International Green Packaging Award at the HBA Global Expo. But inside the packaging are solid natural perfumes we love

Rhopalostylis sapida nikau palm by Tonyfoster, via Flickr

Rhopalostylis sapida nikau palm

Rhopalostylis sapida nikau palm Arecaceae Above the fruits the dark green, smooth and bulging crownshaft protects developing frond and flower buds. Fruits change colour from green- orange- red on ripening. plant-phytography.blogspot.com/

Nikau.

New Zealand's Native Trees by John Dawson and Rob Lucas - NZ Herald

Nikau.

Pachycaul pak-e-kol adj.  (Gr. pachy: thick; caulus: stem)  Thick stemmed, as palms and some Cordyline with stems unbranched and succulent.       Rhopalostylis sapida  nikau palm  Arecaceae    Photo shows stem of Nikau with leaf scars, flowers and fruit.

Botany word of the day

The language of Botany explained. Make sense of Latin words used to describe plants and their parts.

Photo of a nikau I took at Wenderholm and then modified

Nikau image modified

Nikau

Nikau palm detail

Nikau palm detail

Ripe fruit of the Nikau palm tree, Kahurangi National Park, NZ - These grow throughout much of New Zealand.

Ripe fruit of the Nikau palm tree, Kahurangi National Park, NZ - These grow throughout much of New Zealand.

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New Zealand wood pigeon in nikau palm tree

New Zealand pigeon / kererū / kūkū / kūkupa

The kererū is a large bird with irridescent green and bronze feathers on its head and a smart white vest. The noisy beat of its wings is a distinctive sound in our forests.

Nikau palm from Aotearoa NZ

Pacific Perfumes Part 1: How Green Is Their Island + Artisan Botanical Collection Draw - ÇaFleureBon Perfume Blog

Francesca Brice and Kate JasonSmith of Pacific Perfumes flew into NYC from, New Zealand and won the International Green Packaging Award at the HBA Global Expo. But inside the packaging are solid natural perfumes we love