New Zealand Christmas Tree -- a Gift from Australia? (image) University of Adelaide Share Print E-Mail Caption This is Phutukawa (Metrosideros excelsa), otherwise known as the New Zealand Christmas Tree in flower, Manukau City, New Zealand. Credit Image credit: Kahuroa. No rights reserved. Wikimedia Commons. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:MetrosiderosAK.jpg Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.