Dacrycarpus dacrydioides

Dacrycarpus dacrydioides with Roy Lancaster photographed en route Bay of Islands to Auckland, North Island, New Zealand

Dacrycarpus dacrydioides (formerly Podocarpus dacrydioides, syn white pine, kahikatea) is a tall growing conifer, which can reach 300 ft (60 m). The leaves occur in juvenile, semi-adult and adult forms. The female ovules and male cones are carried on different trees.

Dacrycarpus dacryioides grows in lowland forests in North, South and Stewart Islands, New Zealand, and is often dominant in swamp forest. A tree for the mildest parts of the UK.

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