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Tree Information x

Identifier: SR/P1211
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Esler, L.
Registration Category: Notable tree/s – Local interest
General Notes:


Possibly the largest totara in Invercargill City. Large girth but stunted as it has grown in exposed coastal scrub (Esler, L. 2014).

Note: measurements need confirmation.

Single Tree Details

Genus: Podocarpus
Species: totara
Common names: tōtara,
Height: 15.00m
Height measurement method: Estimated
Height Comments: hard to assess as it is coastal forest
Girth: 690 cm
Girth measurement height: 1.5 m
Girth Comments: Large girth. Trunk very convoluted
Diameter: 219.6 cm
Crown Spread A: 20.00m
Crown Spread B: 18.00m
Avg. Crown Spread: 19.00m
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date: Natural
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: not known years
Tree Health Description: Poor. Dying and falling apart
Tree Form Type: Single Trunk
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: Very stunted and gnarled
Champion Tree Score: 336
Local Protection Status: Yes
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0


Date Observer Action
13 Mar 2014 Esler, L.


Lat/Long: -46.4587732474435 / 168.27788668780522
Location Name: Otatara South Scenic Reserve
Address: Huruhuru Road
Suburb: Otatara
City/Town: Invercargill
Region: Southland
Location Description: Map marker is indicative. In rough forest. No actual track to the tree.
Public Accessibility: Coastal Reserve
Local Authority: Invercargill City Council


Preview Credit Date
Lloyd Esler 13 Mar 2014
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