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Date of issue: 8 August 2005
Designer: Lisa Christensen

Engraver: Australia Post Design Studio

Plant: Wollemia nobilis


Wollemi Pine
A tall tree to 40 m resembling the bunya pine, Araucaria bidwillii, but tending to coppice from the base. Leaves are narrowly triangular with a pointed tip. Male and female cones are borne on the one plant. Male cones are about 10 cm long and 2 cm in diameter and female cones are about 12 cm long and 10 cm in diameter. Cone-bearing branches tend to fall when cones are mature. Distribution: NSW.

Propagation From cuttings, seed and tissue culture.

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