/ (pəˌhuːtəˈkɑːwə) /
a myrtaceous New Zealand tree, Metrosideros excelsa, with red flowers and hard red wood
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Sometimes this Pohutukawa is also called the Christmas tree, from the bright red blossom that flowers at Christmas.Forty Thousand Miles Over Land and Water|Lady (Ethel Gwendoline [Moffatt]) Vincent