NZ Plants N – Nestegis lanceolata to Notothlaspi rosulatum
Nestegis lanceolata is an evergreen tree that grows to 20–50 ft (6–15 m)
high. The leathery, glossy, green leaves are narrow spear-shaped, and are
2–6 in (5–15 cm) long. The flowers are small and light
green; summer. Red or orange berries, about 0.4 in (1 cm), mature
the following summer to autumn.
Nothofagus menziesii is an evergreen tree that grows to 80 ft (24 m) or more in
height. The bark is silvery on young trees and darker in old trees. The
leaves are small, round and toothed. The tiny male and female flowers are
carried on the same tree.
Nothofagus solandri (syn Nothofagus solandri var solandri, black beech) is a tall, slender, evergreen tree that reaches 30–80 ft (9–24 m) high. The dark green leaves are oval shaped with a blunt tip, 0.3–0.8 in (7–20 mm) long, white underneath in mature trees. The male flowers consist of red stamens, making the tree appear red when in flower, spring.
Nothofagus solandri var cliffortioides (syn Nothofagus
cliffortioides) is an evergreen tree that reaches 30–40 ft (9–12 m)
or more. The leathery, green, spear-shaped leaves are 0.4–0.6 in
(1–1.5 cm) long. The male flowers consist of red stamens,
making the tree appear red when in flower.
has a flat rosette of grey leaves, up to 3 in (8 cm)
across. Above the leaves a conical flower head of white flowers is seen
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