Callitris intratropica

Callitris intratropica

tree

(Cypress Pine)

FAMILY

Cupressaceae

Species

Callitris intratropica

Common name

Cypress Pine

Flower colour; life form

Cones, brownish; tree

Campus

Townsville

Description

This tree may grow to 30 m, branches spreading, leaves much reduced. Reproductive structures form cones. The male cones are solitary to 3 mm long maybe grouped at the ends of branchlets; female cones are solitary 12-18 mm diameter with 6 cone scales which separate almost to the base at maturity. Scales are of 2 sizes, outer 3 much reduced; seeds numerous, winged.

bark, fruit, leaf closeupbranchlet