Mountain flax

Phormium cookianum

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Phormium colensoi (syn. Phormium cookianum; mountain flax, lesser New Zealand flax, or wharariki in Māori) is a perennial plant that is native to New Zealand. It is less common than the other Phormium species, P. tenax. The greenish, yellow or orange flowers are followed by twisted seed pods.

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