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Phormium tenax 'Huruhuruhika'. Harakeke cultivar.

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Harakeke cultivar.

1) From Flax Commissioners Reports 1870, 1871:

Kelly, New Plymouth; leaf erect, edge brown. Used for rough garments. General resemblance to Takaiapu

Taranaki Native; rough garments, ropes only

Opunake Native; breaking strain 87.6

2) Best 1942 ; huruhuruwhika

3) Williams 1971 ; a flax variety

4) Andersen 1926 ; listed among varieties

5) Mead 1985; Huruhika. Probably the same as Oue

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28 May 2007
20 May 2020
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