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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Pinophyta
Class: Pinopsida
Order: Pinales
Family: Podocarpaceae
Genus: Halocarpus
Type species
Halocarpus bidwillii
( J. D. Hooker ex Thomas Kirk) C.J.Quinn

Halocarpus bidwillii
Halocarpus biformis
Halocarpus kirkii

Halocarpus is a genus of conifers belonging to the Podocarp family Podocarpaceae. [1] The genus includes three closely related species of evergreen trees and shrubs, all endemic to New Zealand. [2]


  1. ^ Christopher N. Page. 1990. "Podocarpaceae" pages 332-346. In: Klaus Kubitzki (general editor); Karl U. Kramer and Peter S. Green (volume editors) The Families and Genera of Vascular Plants volume I. Springer-Verlag: Berlin; Heidelberg, Germany. ISBN 978-0-387-51794-0
  2. ^ James E. Eckenwalder. 2009. Conifers of the World. Timber Press: Portland, OR, USA. ISBN 978-0-88192-974-4.

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