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Mamaku / Black tree fern (Cyathea medullaris) Waipoua forest, New Zealand. Dec 31, 2016. Black tree fern,Cyathea medullaris,Geotagged,New Zealand,Summer Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Mamaku / Black tree fern (Cyathea medullaris)

Waipoua forest, New Zealand. Dec 31, 2016.

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''Cyathea medullaris'', popularly known as the black tree fern, is a large tree fern up to 20 m tall. It is distributed across the south-west Pacific from Fiji to Pitcairn and New Zealand. It is called mamaku, katātā, kōrau, or pītau in the Māori language.

Similar species: Cyatheales
Species identified by Thibaud Aronson
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By Thibaud Aronson

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Uploaded Feb 26, 2017. Captured Dec 31, 2016 10:57 in Forestry Rd, Waipoua Kauri Forest 0376, New Zealand.
  • DMC-TZ70
  • f/3.5
  • 10/5000s
  • ISO1600
  • 4.3mm