Kiekie in flower (147/2613)

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Kiekie is a common plant, especially in wetter parts of New Zealand. It has surprisingly large, edible flowers and fruit which are often devoured by introduced possums and rats before native birds have a chance to feed on them.

Scientific name
Freycinetia banksii
Common names
Walter Scott Reserve, Waikato, New Zealand, NZ
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