|full blooming kowhai before the leaves have budded|
About 60-70 species
Kowhai are small, woody legume trees in the genus Sophora. They are native to New Zealand. There are eight species. Kowhai is the common name in Māori language used in New Zealand. In South Island grows Sophora microphylla, and in the North Island a larger leaflets species, i.e. S.tetraptera.
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- "Sophora L." TROPICOS. Missouri Botanical Garden. Retrieved 2010-01-28.
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