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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