Author: Jan Scholten
English: Pigeonwood; form pigeons favouring the fruit, but the New Zealand wood pigeon eats them only as a famine food.
Maori: Porokaiwhiri; Poporokaiwhiri.
Genus: ± 11 species, in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific islands.
Region: New Zealand.
Botany: tree grows, ±15 metres high; leaves oval, with shallow serrations; fruits red.