Wasscher de Laub.
The taxonomy of the dacrycarpus steupii is as follows:
- Kingdom - Plantae
- Phylum - Tracheopyta
- Class - Coniferopsida
- Order - Coniferales
- Family - Podocarpaceae
The dacrycarpus steupii can grow up to the average height of about 35 m, but it is common to see them stunted in growth. The outer bark is black to dark brown while the inner bark is reddish brown to pink. The bark also peels of in small flakes. The male flowers cannot be seen. Female cones can be found on long, elongate leaves. The needles on the branches are widespread.
Location and range
It is found only in Indonesia. In Kalimantan, the dacrycarpus steupii was known from a population near Balikpapan that is now extinct. It is possible that it is widespread through New Guinea in the Latimodjong Mountains.
- Conifer Specialist Group 1998. Dacrycarpus steupii. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 10 July 2007.
- "Dacrycarpus steupii". IUCN. Retrieved 30 December 2012.
- "Dacrycarpus steupii (Wasscher) de Laubenfels 1969". biologie. Archived from the original on 22 January 2013. Retrieved 30 December 2012.
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