Callitris endlicheri (Parl.) F.M.Bailey

Black Cypress-pine

Syn. Queensl. Fl. 497 (1883) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native (naturalised in part(s) of state)

Tree with spreading branches, to 15 m. Leaves green to grey-green, occasionally glaucous, outer side keeled (giving stem an angular appearance), nodes of green branchlets 1–4 mm long. Female cones solitary or several together on rather slender, usually clustered fruiting branchlets, ovoid to globose or subglobose, 1–2 cm in diameter when open, blackish, wrinkled or not wrinkled, persistent; scales thick, permanently adhering toward base, dorsal surface smooth, ridged or finely rugose, without tubercles, with small (sometimes recurved) dorsal point near apex; all scales more or less narrowed upwards; columella 3-lobed or with 3–4 separate parts, very short.

CVU, EGU, GipP, Gold, HFE, HNF, HSF, NIS, VAlp, VRiv. Also Qld, NSW. Scattered on granitic hills of northeastern Victoria, and on dryish sandy slopes of Snowy River. A large stand near Yan Yean Reservoir may possibly be a natural population (Adams 1985). Naturalised in the White Elephant Range near Glenmore.

See note under Callitris oblonga.

Source: Entwisle, T.J. (1994). Conifers (Pinophyta). In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 2, Ferns and Allied Plants, Conifers and Monocotyledons. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2018-11-13
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
class Pinopsida
order Pinales
family Cupressaceae
genus Callitris
Higher taxa


Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Callitris endlicheri in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Callitris endlicheri in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Victorian Riverina present native
Gippsland Plain present native
Goldfields present native
Central Victorian Uplands present native
Northern Inland Slopes present native
East Gippsland Uplands present native
Highlands-Southern Fall present native
Highlands-Northern Fall present native
Highlands-Far East present native
Victorian Alps present native

State distribution

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Western Australia
New South Wales
Australian Capital Territory