IPA: kʌhˈikʌtˈiʌ


  • Dacrycarpus dacrydioides, a coniferous tree endemic to New Zealand.

Examples of "kahikatea" in Sentences

  • Kahikatea is a unique common name.
  • Tangowahine was a mill town for the kahikatea and kauri timber trade.
  • The plains were full of mangroves and was a dense forest of Kahikatea.
  • They were impressed by the kahikatea which formed a dense forest in the area.
  • On the other side is a bigger variety, everything from korokia and ake ake to young totara and kahikatea.
  • Coastal broadleaf forest was extensive and kahikatea swamp forest (Dacrycarpus dacrydioides) grew discontinuously from Banks Peninsula further south.
  • Dense forests of kahikatea (Dacrycarpus dacrydioides) once covered the more fertile river valleys where flood events periodically rejuvenated the soil.
  • It was a canoe seventy feet long, five broad, and three deep; the prow raised like that of a Venetian gondola, and the whole hollowed out of a trunk of a kahikatea.
  • After the scrub and kahikatea had been cleared farming was taken up and the farmers needed everything from food to animals and boats and the rivers carried it all in.
  • In the lowland areas podocarps and hardwoods were predominant with kahikatea (Dacrycarpus dacrydioides) growing in swampy areas and rimu (Dacrydium cupressinum) on drier sites.
  • "The Otahu and Parakiwai Waiomu and Broken Hill ecological reserves all contain many endangered species, have mature kauri and kahikatea forest, and outstanding geological, natural and recreational values."
  • An important peat community is found at the Kopuatai peat dome, and kahikatea (Dacrycarpus dacrydiodes) swamp forest once occupied a large portion of Whangamarino swamp, before being overcome by flooding and peat growth.
  • Did Bracey suspect that the flat, symmetrical fields, hawthorn hedges, and oak groves he loved had taken the place of stands of massive kahikatea, deep swamps where millions of eels squirmed and swam, and vast kumara plantations surrounded by crooked stone walls and gravel pits?
  • Since then, I've been tracking down trees in all corners of the world – the giant redwoods of California, the world's tallest; the mountain ash of New South Wales, almost as tall as the redwoods and the kahikatea of New Zealand; I have seen the forest giants being felled in Brazil – some of them providing marvellous timber, others useless, with wood like wet sponge, and sometimes with a most alarming stink.

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