Author: Jan Scholten
654.14.08 Metrosideros robusta
English: Tree of life; Iron wood; Northern rata; Rata; heart vine.
Botany: huge forest tree; New Zealand; begins as a hemi-epiphyte high in trees, sending descending and girdling roots down and around the trunk of its host, eventually forming a massive, frequently hollow pseudo trunk composed of fused roots.
Views strong, immovable.
Unable to cope with circumstances, obstacles, pressure, stress.
Worse from obstacles, unjust attacks.