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Phormium tenax 'Kōrako'. Harakeke cultivar.

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Harakeke cultivar.

1) Notes from Flax Commissioners Report 1870, 1871

Kelly, New Plymouth 1870; Leaf dark green. Edge has narrow line of dark brown, which appears black. Keel is pale yellow.

Taranaki Native, 1871; One of best varieties for garment making. Prepared samples for Flax Commissoners.

Hursthouse, 1871; first rate quality.

Planted in Botanic Gardens, Wellington, 1870, from seed obtained from Taranaki.

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28 May 2007
20 May 2020
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