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Pherosphaera fitzgeraldii Mt Tomah.jpg
Microstrobos fitzgeraldii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Pinophyta
Class: Pinopsida
Order: Pinales
Family: Podocarpaceae
Genus: Microstrobos
J.Garden & L.A.S.Johnson
Type species
Microstrobos niphophilus
J.Garden & L.A.S.Johnson

Microstrobos is a genus of plant belonging to the podocarp family (Podocarpaceae). Its name comes from Greek (mikros meaning "small" and strobos "cone"). It has 2 species, which are evergreen dioecious shrubs.


The genus has one synonym, Pherosphaera Hook.. It is allied to Microcachrys and Dacrydium.