Casuarina cunninghamiana

Casuarina cunninghamiana

Casuarina cunninghamiana

(River She-oak)

FAMILY

Casuarinaceae

Species

Casuarina cunninghamiana

Common name

River She-oak

Flower colour; life form

Brownish; tree

Campus

Cairns, Townsville

Description

This tree frequently found along streams has photosynthetic stems, which are jointed. At these nodes there are 6-7 leaf-teeth, the slender branchlets lack hairs, and the cone peduncles are up to 0.5 cm long.