Sp. Pl. 2: 1002 (1753) APNI
Establishment means:Sparingly established
Narrow erect tree to 30 m high. Branches ascending or horizontally spreading; branchlets quadrangular, usually flattened, in 2-dimensional sprays. Leaves 0.5–2.0 mm long, green; abaxial surface ridged; lacking prominent resin gland near tip; adult leaves not dimorphic. Male cones globular, 4–8 mm long. Female cones subglobular, 25–40 mm long; scales 8–14, each with 8–20 seeds. Seeds smooth and dull.
*Gold, *HSF, *OtP, *VVP. Native to the east Mediterranean region. Often planted as an ornamental tree or as hedges or windbreaks. Naturalised in the western Port Phillip region, trees grow in close proximity to planted parents. .
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||introduced|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|