Littoral Casuarina

Family: Casuarinaceae
Genus: Casuarina
Species: littoralis
Main Flower Colour: Red

Description

A shrub or small tree with rough, furrowed bark. Foliage can be drooping or held erect. Branchlets have whorls of 6-9 teeth at each joint. Female flower is pictured.

Flowering start in September.

Identification

The main flower colour is red. Pine-like foliage with small red feathery flowers. Cone-like seed pods.

Uses

Most Casuarinas have wood that burns well at a cool but even temperature.

References

Flowers and Plants of NSW and Southern Queensland. Rotherham, Briggs, Blaxell and Carolin.
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Location

Bio Regions

New England Tablelands (NET)

Region Specifics

Girraween NP, SE Queensland.

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