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prumno·pi·tys fer·rug·inea

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  1. miro, black pine, Prumnopitys ferruginea, Podocarpus ferrugineanoun

    New Zealand conifer used for lumber; the dark wood is used for interior carpentry


  1. prumnopitys ferruginea

    Prumnopitys ferruginea, commonly known as the miro tree, is an evergreen coniferous tree native to New Zealand. It belongs to the family Podocarpaceae. The tree produces small, red fruits which are a favorite food of some birds, and it grows to a height of approximately 25 meters. It is found primarily in lowland and montane forests and has fine, needle-like leaves.


  1. Prumnopitys ferruginea

    Prumnopitys ferruginea, commonly called miro, is an evergreen coniferous tree which is endemic to New Zealand. Before the genus Prumnopitys was distinguished, it was treated in the related genus Podocarpus as Podocarpus ferrugineus. It grows up to 25 m high, with a trunk up to 1.3 m diameter. The leaves are linear to sickle-shaped, 15-25 mm long and 2-3 mm broad, with downcurved margins. The plants are dioecious with pollen cones being solitary while those of female plants hang from a curved, scaly stalk. The seed cones are highly modified, reduced to a central stem 2-3 cm long bearing 1-3 scales, each scale maturing berry-like, oval, about 20 mm long and 10-15 mm broad, red to purple-red with a soft edible pulp covering the single seed. The seeds are dispersed by the Kererū, which eats the very conspicuous 'berries' and passes the seeds in its droppings. It is found growing on both lowland terrain and on hill slopes throughout the two main islands as well as on Stewart Island/Rakiura. The scientific name ferruginea derives from the rusty colour of dried herbarium specimens of the leaves.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Prumnopitys ferruginea in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Prumnopitys ferruginea in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2


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