Cypress Pine

Scientific Name: 

Callitris intratropica


Open woodland/vine forest

Family: Cupressaceae

Description: tall straight tree 15-18m high forming cone-shaped crown.

Flowers: male flowers small, on spikes 0.5 - 1cm long in 3s at branchlet tips; female flowers small, solitary or in 2s or 3s on lower part of branchlet.

Fruit: nearly spherical thick-walled woody cones 1-1.8cm diameter, dark brown and splitting when ripe with winged seeds.

Fruiting: June - October.

Cypress Pine