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Definition of the noun totara

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noun - plural: -

  1. valuable timber tree of New Zealand yielding hard reddish wood used for furniture and bridges and wharves


Totara was a parliamentary electorate in the West Coast of New Zealand from 1871 to 1881.

Phrases with Totara

  1. Poria Totara
  2. alpine totara
  3. Diodon Totara
  4. Phlebia Totara
  5. Waipoua totara
  6. Cyphella Totara
  7. Ceriporia Totara
  8. Duripelta totara
  9. Lachnella Totara
  10. Calyptella Totara
  11. Peniophora Totara
  12. podocarpus totara
  13. Species Poria Totara
  14. Species Diodon Totara
  15. Species Phlebia Totara
  16. species Waipoua totara
  17. Species Cyphella Totara
  18. Species Ceriporia Totara
  19. species Duripelta totara
  20. Species Lachnella Totara

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Google previewAn Account of the Settlements of the New Zealand Company (1841)

From Personal Observation During a Residence There by Henry William Petre

The totara is a wood of a different character, but of equal utility ...

Google previewBulletin (1908)

The Totara is the one river of the subdivision which is not partly snow-fed the whole year round. Bald Hill, the highest point in its watershed, reaches only to 3,802 ft. (3.) The Mikonui River and its Tributaries.—The Mikonui, a much larger stream ...

Google previewThe Geology of the Cromwell Subdivision, Western Otago Division (1908)

by James Park

After reaching the modern coastal plain the Totara-is joined by Donnelly Creek, a stream of some size, which rises on the northern slopes of Mount Greenland. The Totara is the one river of the subdivision which is not partly snow-fed the whole ...

Google previewThe Godzone Dictionary (2010)

Of Favourite New Zealand Words and Phrases by Max Cryer

totara Maori An impressive forest tree (Podocarpus totara) with beautiful ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Quaternary Science (2013)

by Scott Elias, Cary Mock

that is host specificto Podocarpus totara and Podocarpus hallii (Podocarpaceae) provided confirmation ofthis forestand identifiedthe forest type. Both P.totara and P. halliigrow on Banks ...

Google previewMultilingual Dictionary of Agronomic Plants (1994)

by G. Rehm

totara (Nees & Meyen) Kunth g kalifornische Simse s junco, enea, ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Nmaes (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

acutifolius Kirk English: sharp leaved totara P. alpinus R. Br. ex Hook.f. English: Tasmanian podocarp P. coriaceus Rich. English: Yacca podocarp P. elatus Endl. English: Rockingham podocarp, brown pine, ...

Google preview¬The Encyclopaedia Britannica a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Litterature (1876)

The principal trees are the totara (Podocarpus Totara), rimu or red pine ( Dacrydium cupressinum), and kahikatea or white pine (Podocarpus dacrydioides ). Coal well adapted for household and industrial purposes, though not of the first quality, ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Science for Gardeners (2015)

6000 Scientific Terms Explored and Explained by Michael Allaby

Podocarpus totara (totara) of New Zealand provides valuable timber and is of great importance in Maori culture. Podostemaceae (order Malpighiales) A family of annual and perennial herbs with photosynthetic, adventitious roots, that grow ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Plant Sciences (2012)

by Michael Allaby

totara (totara) is a New Zealand timber tree with great importance in Maori mythology.

Google previewA Dictionary of Mangareva (or Gambier Islands) (1899)

by Edward Tregear

TOTARA (totara) : said of a short shower of rain. 2. The name of a fish. 3. The name of a species of bread-fruit. TOT ATA, to be red and perspiring from having been too near the fire. TOTAU, arrived: said of many people. Cf. tatau. TOTAVAI ...

Google previewDirr's Encyclopedia of Trees and Shrubs (2016)

by Michael A. Dirr

The species Podocarpus nivalis, alpine totara is dioecious, and the seeds are produced only on female plants. Adaptable to most soils, full sun to heavy shade. Abhors wet soils and cold; anything below 5 to 10°F produces injury or death.

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Small photo of O'l TotaraSmall photo of NEW ZEALAND - CIRCA 1989: stamp printed by New Zealand, shows Trees, Totara, circa 1989Small photo of Abstract wood textures of native timber from New Zealand (Species from ul to lr: pukatea, totara, towai, taraire)Small photo of Famous Mills Totara Tree at Peel Forest South Canterbury, New Zealand. Over a thousand years old.Small photo of Remnants of an ancient totara forest buried about 80,000 years ago by a volcanic lahar, visible at low tide. Waverley Beach, South Taranaki, New Zealand. 1Small photo of Remnants of an ancient totara forest buried about 80,000 years ago by a volcanic lahar, visible at low tide. Waverley Beach, South Taranaki, New Zealand. 2Small photo of Hutt River between Moonshine and Totara Park, which played the part of the River Anduin, Upper Hutt, New Zealand More...

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