Kohekohe is a native cedar, NZ Mahogony. It can be found in coastal and lowland areas of the North Island and Marlborough sounds.
The flowers are called Kohepu. They resemble a trumpet of small orchid like flowers that grow directly on the trunk or low on the branches. It has large, glossy leaves with deeply cut veins.
It grows up to 15m in height with a trunk diameter of up to 1m.