Entry from British & World English dictionary
Definition of pohutukawa in English:
An evergreen New Zealand tree of the myrtle family, which bears crimson flowers in December and January. Also called Christmas tree or in New Zealand.
- Metrosideros excelsa, family Myrtaceae
Mid 19th century: from Maori.
Definition of pohutukawa in:
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