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Agathis microstachya Araucariaceae North Queensland Kauri 1009 01 Lake Barrine | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Agathis microstachya Araucariaceae North Queensland Kauri 1009 01 Lake Barrine | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Agathis robusta (Queensland kauri) is a coniferous tree in the family Araucariaceae, native to eastern Queensland, Australia. It is a large evergreen tree growing straight and tall to a height of 30-50 m, with smooth, scaly bark. It occurs in two localities, a southern population on Fraser Island and around Maryborough, and a northern population on the Atherton Tableland west of Cairns.

Agathis robusta (Queensland kauri) is a coniferous tree in the family Araucariaceae, native to eastern Queensland, Australia. It is a large evergreen tree growing straight and tall to a height of 30-50 m, with smooth, scaly bark. It occurs in two localities, a southern population on Fraser Island and around Maryborough, and a northern population on the Atherton Tableland west of Cairns.

Araucaria nemorosa is a species of conifer in the Araucariaceae family. It is found only in New Caledonia, an island possession of France in the South Pacific. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Araucaria nemorosa is a species of conifer in the Araucariaceae family. It is found only in New Caledonia, an island possession of France in the South Pacific. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Local gardener sitting on root Queensland Kauri pine tree Agathis robusta, tree from Australia, Peradeniya Botanical Garden, Kandy, Sri Lanka

Local gardener sitting on root Queensland Kauri pine tree Agathis robusta, tree from Australia, Peradeniya Botanical Garden, Kandy, Sri Lanka

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Found on Fraser Island, around Maryborough, and just west of Cairns, the Kauri Pine figures as a pleasant reminder of the tropics.

Bull Kauri (Agathis microstachya) tree grows up to about 50 m (160 ft) in height and 2.7 m (8 ft 10 in) in diameter. It has a very restricted distribution, being almost limited to the Atherton Tableland in Far North Queensland, with its elevational range 400–900 m above sea level > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agathis_microstachya

Bull Kauri (Agathis microstachya) tree grows up to about 50 m (160 ft) in height and 2.7 m (8 ft 10 in) in diameter. It has a very restricted distribution, being almost limited to the Atherton Tableland in Far North Queensland, with its elevational range 400–900 m above sea level > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agathis_microstachya

Of all the striking aspects of the subtropical regions of Australia's east coast, the landforms, the climate, the exotic fauna... few offer as immediately impressive a sight as a fully mature Bunya pine.

Of all the striking aspects of the subtropical regions of Australia's east coast, the landforms, the climate, the exotic fauna. few offer as immediately impressive a sight as a fully mature Bunya pine.

Female cone of kauri (Agathis australis)

Spiral phyllotaxis on a female cone of kauri (Agathis australis)

Bunya Pine : Araucaria bidwillii http://www.nationalregisterofbigtrees.com.au/listing_view.php?listing_id=259#

Bunya Pine : Araucaria bidwillii http://www.nationalregisterofbigtrees.com.au/listing_view.php?listing_id=259#

Proteaceae Leucadendron Safari Gold Strike plant, Leucadendron laureolum

Leucadendron Safari Gold Strike is a vigorous and fast growing erect dense medium sized shrub with bright yellow bracts in Late winter to early spring.

McKinney Kauri in Parry Kauri Park, Warkworth, New Zealand

Kauri Photos: New Zealand's Oldest and Largest Native Trees

McKinney Kauri in Parry Kauri Park, Warkworth, New Zealand

Red Pokers (Hakea bucculenta) From Western Australia.

Red Pokers (Hakea bucculenta), a shrub protea native to dry regions between Shark Bay and Geraldton in Western Australia.

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