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    • Five finger
  • Maori
    • Puahou
    • Whauwhaupaku
  • Scientific names
    • Pseudopanax arboreus

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What

Five finger Pseudopanax arboreus

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savvy

Date

Aug 31, 2014

Description

Infront and on the left of picture.

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What

Five finger Pseudopanax arboreus

Observer

jon

Date

Jul 9, 2014 11:56 AM NZST

Description

Five-finger in flower northwest of the LUSA building.

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john_barkla

Date

Aug 31, 2014

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Description from Wikipedia

Pseudopanax arboreus or Five Finger (Māori: 'Puahou' or 'Whauwhaupaku'), is a New Zealand native tree belonging to the family Araliaceae. It is one of New Zealand's more common native trees, being found widely in bush, scrub and gardens throughout both islands. The compound leaves with five to seven leaflets, hence the name, are very characteristic of the tree and easily recognized.

No range data available.