||Araucaria cunninghamii f. glauca (Endl.) F.M.Bailey
|English / Trade Name
||Moreton Bay Pine; Rocket Tree; Richmond River Pine; Queensland Pine; Pine, Richmond River; Pine, Queensland; Pine, Moreton Bay; Pine, Dorrigo; Pine, Hoop; Hoop Pine; Dorrigo Pine; Colonial Pine; Pine, Colonial
|Vernacular /Local Name
||Cone green, covered with short spines, deflexed; seed in the form of ovulate cone scales, more or less flat, woody.
||Occurs in isolated remnant pockets or in fairly dense stands on ridges.
||Native to Australia, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea
||Outer bark dark plum, redbrown or grey, rough, peeling off around circumference in stringy papery
|Distribution in chandigarh
||Chandigarh Botanical Garden and Nature Park
||Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
|Description of Species
||Unbuttressed, symmetrical tree up to 50-70 m high; crown pyramidal to flat; branches in whorls of up to 6, more or less horizontal, with 2nd- to 5th-order branchlets; outer bark dark plum, redbrown or grey. Leaves crowded in overlapping whorls narrow to broadly triangular, slightly curved,. Monoecious; male strobili usually borne on lower and mid-crown branches, terminal, green, yellow at young and becoming red-brown when mature. Cone green, ovoid; seed in the form of ovulate cone scales, more or less flat, woody, triangular, with 2 thin wings, indehiscent scale.
||Leaves crowded in overlapping whorls narrow to broadly triangular, slightly curved