|Pōkākā with juvenile foliage at the base and adult leaves near the top|
Elaeocarpus hookerianus, commonly known as pōkākā, is a native forest tree of New Zealand. A cold tolerant plant, E. hookerianus can be found from valley floors to mountainous areas.
Like many other New Zealand trees it has a distinctive juvenile form where its branches are interlaced and have tiny leaves.
- "Elaeocarpus hookerianus (Pokaka)". Taranaki Educational Resource: Research, Analysis and Information Network. Retrieved 18 June 2012.
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