Wellington Botanical Gardens Memorial Register
Pseudopanax gilliesii - Contribution of Women to Science

photographed by P C Tomlinson on 21/12/2012

photographed by P C Tomlinson on 21/12/2012

photographed by on 21/12/2012

 Replacement plaque by Friends WBG  2012

 

Pseudopanax gilliesii.

Naturally occurring in the coastal forest or scrub often under regenerating Kauri, Puriri or Taraire. Small populations are scattered along the northern side of Whangaroa Harbour in North Auckland. This attractive plant grows up to 5metres tall and is occasionally found in cultivation. +

Planted to celebrate the contribution of Women to Science.

23rd September 1993riginally a small green wooden board pushed into the ground before the black beech on the left hand side just below the Education Centre. Lettering was fading.

location:

Approximately mid point of the  Threatened Species Garden , best viewed from the Treehouse balcony opposite the main entrance door.  Plaque by tree

category: plants - commemorative