Dysoxylum spectabile

Dysoxylum spectabile photographed at Ellersley Racecourse, Auckland, North Island, New Zealand

Dysoxylum spectabile (syn kohekohe) is an evergreen, medium sized tree which grows to 20–50 ft (6–15 m). The leaves are compound pinnate. The waxy white flowers are in panicles, up to 12 in (30 cm) long, autumn and winter.

Dysoxylum spectabile grows in coastal and lowland forest, from North Cape, North Island, to the Banks Peninsula, South Island, New Zealand. In the coastal forests of the North Island it often occurs in small pure stands.

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