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stamp - Araucaria heterophylla

Date of issue: 22 July 2014
Designer: Melinda Coombes, Australia Post Design Studio
Printer: RA Print

Plant: Araucaria heterophylla


Norfolk Island Pine

Tall, stately tree to 50m. Mature leaves overlap to encircle branches. They are broadly ovate, to 7mm long. Female cones are globular, about 10cm diameter.

Distribution: Norfolk I (naturalised on Lord Howe I).
Propagation: From seed.
Cultivation: Excellent large tree for beachside plantings. Useful pot plant when small. Frequently used as Christmas tree.


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