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Prunus, AK376369, © Auckland Museum CC BY

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Natural Science Specimen

  • Classifier
  • Scientific Name
  • Classification
  • Family
  • Genus
  • Specimen Category
  • Storage Method
  • Field Collection Place
  • Locality Description
    New Zealand, North Island, Gisborne Land District, Eastwoodhill Arboretum, H7, in gully by Douglas Cook Centre
  • Field Collection Date
    09 Aug 1996
  • Field Collection Notes
    Two trunked tree, one trunk split and fallen. (Borer evident). Remaining trunk DBH 20.5cm, ht ca 10m. Bark light brown, lichen covered, peeling. Blossom very strongly sweet smelling. Deep pink blooms in tight clusters. 3-4 layers of petals, curvy, opening to reveal white stamens, yellow anthers.
    Semi-shady position, tall forest situation. On side of streambank.
    Ex Eastwoodhill Arboretum, "EWH" 448, received Sept 2018
  • Field Collector
  • Field Collection latitude/longitude
    -38.56208, 177.71814 (± 50 m)
    177.71814, 177.71814 (± 50 m)

  • Last Update
    27 Oct 2020

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