Australian Native Plants

Australian Native Plants - Conifer





Callitris columellaris
(White Cypress-pine)
Callitris columellaris
Height
 412 m (rarely to 20 m) high
Callitris columellaris is a small evergreen conifer tree. The leaves are scale-like arranged in whorls of three on very slender shoots. The cones are round with six triangular scales, which open at maturity to release the seeds. Read more >
Agathis robusta
(Queensland Kauri)
Agathis robusta
Height
 to 30-50 m
The Queensland Kauri is a large evergreen tree growing straight and tall, with smooth, scaly bark. The leaves are 5-12 cm long and 2-5 cm broad, tough and leathery in texture, with no midrib; they are arranged in opposite pairs on the stem. The seed... Read more >
Araucaria bidwillii
(Bunya Pine)
Araucaria bidwillii
Height
 to 50m
The Bunya Pine is a large evergreen coniferous tree. It has a straight, rough-barked trunk, and a distinctive dome-shaped crown. The cones are large, soft-shelled and seeds are edible. The cones can weigh over 10kg and fall intact to the ground Read more >
Araucaria cunninghamia
(Hoop Pine)
Araucaria cunninghamia
Height
 to 60m
The Hoop Pine is a large rainforest conifer. The bark splits horizontally at regular intervals giving the common name, Hoop Pine. The juvenile leaves are different from the adult leaves - leaves on young trees are awl-shaped, 1-2 cm long, and... Read more >
Araucaria heterophylla
(Norfolk Island Pine)
Araucaria heterophylla
Height
 50m - 65m
The Norfolk Island Pine has a straight vertical trunks with symmetrical branches. It thrives in coastal areas and keeps its symmetrical shape in spite of onshore winds. It has scale-like leaves. The cones are about 10-12 cm long and 12-14 cm... Read more >