Geothermal stream (2/4)

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A geothermal kanuka shrub growing precariously beside a hot stream amid a rich palette of geothermal mineral deposits and blue-green algae and other thermophilic organisms.

Scientific name
Kunzea tenuicaulis
Common names
prostrate kanuka, geothermal kanuka, geothermal kunzea
Waimangu Valley, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
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