Callitris oblonga

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Callitris oblonga
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Pinophyta
Class: Pinopsida
Order: Pinales
Family: Cupressaceae
Genus: Callitris
C. oblonga
Binomial name
Callitris oblonga
  • C. o. subsp. oblonga
  • C. o. subsp. corangensis K.D. Hill
  • C. o. subsp. parva K.D. Hill

Callitris oblonga, also called South Esk pine,[2] pigmy cypress pine,[3] river pine,[3] or Tasmanian cypress pine,[3] is a species of conifer in the Cupressaceae family. It is endemic to Australia, and is threatened by habitat loss.

The last remaining significant stand of subspecies oblonga is protected in the South Esk Pine Reserve. Subspecies parva occurs in northern NSW on the eastern edge of the Northern Tablelands in Werrikimbe National Park.[4]


  1. ^ Thomas, P. (2013). "Callitris oblonga". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2013: e.T30542A2794516. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2013-1.RLTS.T30542A2794516.en. Retrieved 9 November 2017.
  2. ^ Wapstra, Hans; Wapstra, Annie; Wapstra, Mark; Gilfedder, Louise. "The Little Book of Common Names for Tasmanian Plants" (PDF). Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment. Retrieved 24 December 2017.
  3. ^ a b c Eckenwalder, J.E. 2009. Conifers of the World: The Complete Reference. Timber Press
  4. ^ Threatened Species Retrieved on 13-3-2009