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Turutu (Dianella nigra)

Last Modified: 11-11-2020 13:19

Turutu (Dianella nigra)
Turutu (Dianella nigra) © Christopher Cookson  License this image

Turutu (Dianella nigra) is a New Zealand endemic plant found in a variety of habitats with distinctive bluish purple poisonous berries. The plant has flax like leaves growing up to about 1m.

This example was observed in forest understorey at Butchers Flat in Mount Richmond Forest Park.

Location: Latitude: -41.377079 Longitude: 173.593872

Image Date: 6/2/2017

Photographer: Christopher Cookson

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