Callitris rhomboidea

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Callitris rhomboidea
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Pinophyta
Class: Pinopsida
Order: Pinales
Family: Cupressaceae
Genus: Callitris
Species: C. rhomboidea
Binomial name
Callitris rhomboidea
R.Br. Ex Rich. & A.Rich.

Callitris rhomboidea, or Oyster Bay Pine, is a species of conifer in the Cupressaceae family.

It is found only in Australia. It is native to South Australia, Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and Tasmania,[1][2] and has also naturalised in parts of Victoria and Western Australia.

One of the few islands it is found on is Taillefer Rocks in Tasmania.[3]

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  1. ^ In 1911 it was known as the Tasmanian Cypress Pine
  2. ^ Harris, S; Kirkpatrick, JB (1991), The distributions, dynamics and ecological differentiation of Callitris species in Tasmania, retrieved 3 April 2015 
  3. ^ Legge, W. Vincent (William Vincent) (1911), Report on the Tasmanian cypress pine (Callitris Rhomboidea) : its range, economic value, and conservation, John Vail, Govt. Printer, retrieved 3 April 2015 

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