Australian Native Plants

  Callitris columellaris (White Cypress-pine)


Callitris columellaris photo
White Cypress-pine

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WHITE CYPRESS-PINE FACTS

distribution map showing range of Callitris columellaris in Australia

Map is from The Atlas of Living Australia web site, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License


Common Name
White Cypress-pine

Other Names
Murray River Cypress-pine, Northern Cypress-pine

Description
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.

Height
412 m (rarely to 20 m) high

Propagation
propagate from stratified seed

Classification
Class:Pinopsida
Order:Cupressales
Family:Cupressaceae
Genus:Callitris
Species:columellaris
Common Name:White Cypress-pine