Beautiful Puarangi earrings.
The image comes from a range of NZ native flora stamps released in the 1960’s
Hibiscus richardsonii is an annual to short-lived perennial herb that is nationally critically endangered in the wild. It grows up to 1 m tall.
It is indigenous to New Zealand’s North Island and is found in isolated pockets from Te Paki eastward to Hicks Bay, including Great Barrier and Mayor (Tuhua) Islands. It is also native to eastern Australia in New South Wales.
Its habitat is strictly coastal.
Nickel free metal for sensitive ears.
16mm round image set under glass.
Available in silver or bronze and long or short hooks.
The long hooks hang at approx 6cm
For more information and photos visit http://www.terrain.net.nz/friends-of-te-henui-group/plants-native-botanical-names-g-to-l/hibiscus-richardsonii-puarangi.html