Cones and leaves. Photo: Don Wood, Scotia Sanctuary, NSW

Open cones and leaves. Photo: Richard Hartland, Terrick Terrick, Vic

Tree. Photo: Don Wood, Scotia Sanctuary, NSW

Common Name

White Cypress Pine, Northern Cypress Pine, Flinders Range Cypress Pine, Murray Pine, Flinders Range Pine




Tree to 20m tall.  Leaves aromatic when crushed, in whorls, 0.1-0.3cm long, scale-like, hairless.  Male and female cones on the same plant.  Callitris columellaris in Vic.

Hybrids between Callitris glaucophylla and Callitris verrucosa have been reported from the area covered by this key.

Differs from Callitris gracilis and Callitris verrucosa in that the cone scales are thin and separate almost to the base.

Description and photo of tree (as Callitris columellaris) in G.M. Cunningham, WE Mulham, PL Milthorpe and J H Leigh (1981 and later printings) Plants of Western New South Wales page 35

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