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Ixerba brexioides. Tāwari. Whākou.

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TĀWARIwhākou (Best 1908), whāwhākou (Beever 1991). Latter terms used for tree particularly when in flower. 

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Whākou, along with pōānanga (Clematis) and rātā blossom said to produce the best honey (Best 1908).

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Bark of whāwhākou used for dyeing flax samples black. (Matina of Henui, Flax Exhibition Catalogue 1871)

See also Syzygium maire.

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28 May 2007
26 May 2020
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