Araucaria cunninghamii

Cones of Araucaria cunninghamii (Moreton Bay Pine or Hoop Pine)

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Albums: March 2012

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Comment by Willis L. Johnson from GA Z8A on March 23, 2012 at 5:48pm

You don't see many of these around here.  I think part of the problem is they are hard to handle - stiff and sharp needles. I love the look - reminds me of the S. American monkey puzzle tree.

Comment by Lyn - Sydney on March 23, 2012 at 4:13pm
Willis, I love these pines. I never realised you folks also use the Aussie name for them. Moreton Bay is a coastal area north of Brisbane where these trees were said to have been first discovered. These are so hardy and you see them lining the beach areas where they withstand the sun, salt air and winds!Some of them are massive 50+ metres tall.

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