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Dactylanthus; 85

Dactylanthus, 85
Name/Title
Dactylanthus
About this object
Wood rose, also sometimes referred to as the flower of Hades.
Measurements
170mm long. Max diameter of the rose is 45mm.
Subject and Association Description
The wood rose or pua o te reinga is found in areas of New Zealand from Northland to the Wairarapa. They grow as a root parasite on host trees or shrubs.
Object Type
Plant specimen
Object number
85

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