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Kūmara cultivar. Pohutukawa.

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Kūmara cultivar. Cultivated in the northern districts - Bay of Islands, Hokianga, Kaitaia. White skin variety, slightly reddish flesh (Colenso 1880).

Flesh the shade of Metrosideros (rata) wood (Colenso 1881b).

Listed by Best 1925.

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The name (according to some legends) of the first kūmara on the West Coast; and, also, of an old variety of kūmara, universally known in the North Island (Colenso 1881a).

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28 May 2007
2 July 2020
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