Callitris preissii

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Callitris preissii
Callitris Preissii - Anstey Hill.jpg
Callitris Preissii sapling in Adelaide, South Australia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Pinophyta
Class: Pinopsida
Order: Pinales
Family: Cupressaceae
Genus: Callitris
Species: C. preissii
Binomial name
Callitris preissii
  • Callitris gracilis R.T.Baker
  • Callitris propinqua R.Br. ex R.T.Baker & H.G.Sm.
  • Callitris robusta (A.Cunn. ex Endl.) F.M.Bailey nom. illeg.
  • Callitris suissii Preiss ex R.T.Baker & H.G.Sm.
  • Callitris tuberculata R.Br. ex R.T.Baker & H.G.Sm.
  • Frenela crassivalvis Miq.
  • Frenela gulielmii Parl.
  • Frenela robusta A.Cunn. ex Endl. nom. illeg.

Callitris preissii is a species of conifer in the Cupressaceae family, endemic to Rottnest Island, Australia. Common names include Rottnest Island pine, Murray pine, maroong, southern cypress pine, or slender cypress pine. The Noongar peoples know the tree as marro.[3]


  1. ^ Conifer Specialist Group (1998). "Callitris preissii". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.4. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 20 April 2011. 
  2. ^ The Plant List: A Working List of All Plant Species, retrieved 27 February 2017 
  3. ^ "Noongar names for plants". Retrieved 24 November 2016. 

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