Rata


There are ten native species of rata in New Zealand all in the genus Metrosideros. Four of these form trees (northern rata, southern rata, Bartlett's rata and Parkinson's rata) and the remaining six species are all lianes. Metrosideros fulgens (flower buds, left, by Jeremy Rolfe) and Metrosideros umbellata - southern rata (right, by John Barkla)

Trees

Lianes

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This page last updated on 30 Mar 2013