ⓘ Hoheria angustifolia

                                     

ⓘ Hoheria angustifolia

Hoheria angustifolia, the narrow-leaved lacebark or narrow-leaved houhere, is a species of flowering plant in the family Malvaceae, endemic to New Zealand.

This evergreen tree or shrub with a weeping habit and grows to a height of 10 m 33 ft. It is commonly described in the literature with a diameter at breast height from trunk diameter of up to 30 centimetres 12 In but a botanist Hugh Wilson found a sample in the Hinewai reserve with arcs of 130 cm 51 in.

It has gray-green to dark green leaves and white flowers from December to February. It has a divaricating small leaved habit while young, until you reach about 2 m 7 ft. Adult leaves are narrow and coarsely toothed, hence the common name narrow-leaved lacebark. Distribution more than any other lacebark species and can be found mostly in the Eastern part of the South island to the North island from Taranaki down.