Nikau palm (493/2613)

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Nikau is a New Zealand's only native palm, and grows further south than any other. The leaves give a hint of the tropics to our cool temperate rainforests.

Scientific name
Rhopalostylis sapida
Common names
nikau, nikau palm, feather duster palm
Little Barrier Island, New Zealand
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