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habit (Photo: Rob and Fiona Richardson)
rough bark on main trunk (Photo: Rob and Fiona Richardson)
younger stems (Photo: Rob and Fiona Richardson)
close-up of tiny scale-like leaves (Photo: Rob and Fiona Richardson)
small male cones (Photo: Rob and Fiona Richardson)
larger female cones (Photo: Rob and Fiona Richardson)
Callitris rhomboidea R. Br. ex Rich.
Callitris australis (Pers.) SweetCallitris australis R.Br. ex Hook. f., nom. illeg.Callitris cupressiformis F. Muell.Callitris cupressiformis F. Muell. var. cupressiformisCallitris cupressiformis F. Muell. var. mucronata (Benth.) MaidenCallitris cupressiformis F. Muell. var. pendula (Parl.) MaidenCallitris cupressiformis F. Muell. var. tasmanica (Benth.) MaidenCallitris rhomboidea R. Br. ex Rich. var. rhomboideaCallitris rhomboidea R. Br. ex Rich. var. tasmanica Benth.Callitris tasmanica (Benth.) R.T. Baker & H.G. Sm.Cupressus australis Pers.Cyparissia australis (Pers.) Hoffmans.Frenela australis (Pers.) Mirb.Frenela rhomboidea (R. Br. ex Rich.) Endl.Frenela rhomboidea (R. Br. ex Rich.) Endl. var. mucronata Benth.Frenela rhomboidea (R. Br. ex Rich.) Endl. var. pendula Parl.Frenela rhomboidea (R. Br. ex Rich.) Endl. var. tasmanica Benth.Frenela triquetra Spach.Thuja australis Bosc ex Poir.
Oyster Bay cypress pine, Oyster Bay pine, Port Jackson pine
Native to some parts of eastern and south-eastern Australia. It has a sporadic and interrupted distribution from the Blackdown Tableland, in central Queensland, through eastern New South Wales to the Howe Range in East Gippsland, in eastern Victoria. Populations are also present near Melbourne and in the Little Desert and Grampian Range, in western Victoria, on Kangaroo Island and in the Mount Lofty Ranges, in south-eastern South Australia, and in eastern Tasmania.
Naturalised in south-western Western Australia and beyond its natural range in some parts of Victoria. It is possibly also naturalised beyond its native range in some parts of central New South Wales.
This native tree species is regarded as an environmental weed where it is growing outside its natural range in central Victoria.
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