Clianthus puniceus, commonly known as Kaka-beak, Parrot;s-beak or Red Kowhai (Kōwhai Ngutu-kākā in Māori), is a species of flowering plant in the genus Clianthus of the legume family Fabaceae, native to New Zealand's North Island. This species is critically-endangered in the wild, known only on Moturemu Island in the Kaipara Harbor.

Clianthus puniceus, commonly known as Kaka-beak, Parrot;s-beak or Red Kowhai (Kōwhai Ngutu-kākā in Māori), is a species of flowering plant in the genus Clianthus of the legume family Fabaceae, native to New Zealand's North Island. This species is critically-endangered in the wild, known only on Moturemu Island in the Kaipara Harbor.

Fantastic New Zealand native, moss like plant with the cool name "Scleranthus biflorus".

Fantastic New Zealand native, moss like plant with the cool name "Scleranthus biflorus".

By choosing tall, narrow porcupine grass (Miscanthus sinensis strictus) and a small variety of New Zealand flax, this gardener has stayed pretty well within a narrow border. In summer, the grass leaves will be green with bright yellow bands. Photo: Pam Peirce

Move flax; prune only brown leaves

By choosing tall, narrow porcupine grass (Miscanthus sinensis strictus) and a small variety of New Zealand flax, this gardener has stayed pretty well within a narrow border. In summer, the grass leaves will be green with bright yellow bands. Photo: Pam Peirce

New Zealand Tea-tree [Leptospermum scoparium; Family: Myrtaceae] - Flickr - Photo Sharing!

New Zealand Tea-tree [Leptospermum scoparium; Family: Myrtaceae] - Flickr - Photo Sharing!

New Zealand Native tree Sophora sp, Kowhai @ Port Waikato www.facebook.com/plantpedia

New Zealand Native tree Sophora sp, Kowhai @ Port Waikato www.facebook.com/plantpedia

Cordyline Fruticosa 'Rubra' - native to the western Pacific Ocean region, from New Zealand, eastern Australia, southeastern Asia, Polynesia and Hawaii

Cordyline Fruticosa 'Rubra' - native to the western Pacific Ocean region, from New Zealand, eastern Australia, southeastern Asia, Polynesia and Hawaii

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