This genus of conifer is found on the Pacific rim from Australia, New Caledonia and New Zealand to South America where it occurs from Costa Rica to Chile. Miro (Prumnopitys ferruginea, left) and matai bark (Prumnopitys taxifolia, right). Photos by Jeremy Rolfe. There are eight species of Prumnopitys of which two are found in New Zealand:

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