Meaning of flax bush in English:

flax bush


  • A single large clump of New Zealand flax.

    ‘the valley was dominated by huge flax bushes’
    • ‘The trail led searchers to a flax bush 100 metres from the road.’
    • ‘He was watching a digging machine pick up a flax bush.’
    • ‘Pull out the heart of the flax bush.’
    • ‘That's when I first got the idea that a flax bush is the gecko's natural habitat.’
    • ‘He discovered that, in each case, there was a flax bush close by.’
    • ‘They must have harvested it very thoroughly because when I tried to find a flax bush to show a Japanese visitor we saw none between the picnic ground and the Big Rock.’
    • ‘An Alaskan tourist was plucked to safety from a cliff, after she spent five hours clinging to a flax bush.’
    • ‘The best fire starters we have discovered are our flax bush flower spikes.’
    • ‘We believe the pups were born in the flax bushes on the Waitara River flats.’
    • ‘Pulling ourselves up a steep slope by grasping hold of flax bushes, we pushed into the bush until finding a clearing.’