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Tree Information x

Identifier: MR/1349
Tree Type: Single
Registered By: Hassan, N.
Registration Category: Notable tree/s – Local interest
General Notes:
An outstanding specimen located on the ridge above the eastern side of Duncan Bay. There are a number of other large rimu in the area that appear to have survived the logging that took place here in the early years. This tree is the finest looking of those located so far and is unique in that the are no kiekie and other epiphytes growing up the bole (Hassan, 2015).
Also see MR/1346 and MR/1348.

Single Tree Details

Genus: Dacrydium
Species: cupressinum
Common names: rimu, red pine
Height: 28.80m
Height measurement method: Laser Nikon Forestry 550
Height Comments: (none)
Girth: 684 cm
Girth measurement height: 1.4 m
Girth Comments: taken from the up-hill side
Diameter: 217.7 cm
Crown Spread A: 25.00m
Crown Spread B: 26.00m
Avg. Crown Spread: 25.50m
Actual Planting Date: actual date not specified
Approx. Planting Date:
e.g. circa. 1860
Current Age: not known years
Tree Health Description: In fine health
Tree Form Type: Single Trunk
Number of Trunks: 1
Tree Form Comments: No fluting in the main stem. A short squat tree.
Champion Tree Score: 385
Local Protection Status: No
Tree Present: Yes
STEM Score: 0


Date Observer Action
07 Nov 2015 Cadwallader, B.G., Santos, B.C. & Hassan, N.


Lat/Long: -41.11938116737669 / 173.76726738629145
Location Name:
Address: Duncan Bay Road
Suburb: Duncan Bay
City/Town: Tennyson Inlet
Region: Marlborough
Location Description: Access from the last house on Duncan Bay Road. Head west along the rough track to the top of the ridge approx 30 minutes.
Public Accessibility: Department of Conservation
Local Authority: Department of Conservation


Preview Credit Date
Brad Cadwallader 07 Nov 2015
Brad Cadwallader 07 Nov 2015
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