Araucaria cunninghamii

Species: Araucaria cunninghamii

English Name:  Hoop Pine

Chinese Name: 南洋杉、花旗杉

Family: Araucariaceae


The trees can live up to 450 years and grow to a height of 60 metres. The bark is rough, splits naturally, and peels easily.

The wood is a high quality timber that is particularly important to the plywood industry and also used for furniture, veneer, joinery, panelling, particle board, flooring and boats.



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© Salix, Wikimedia Commons

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© Noosa’s Native Plants





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–  Department of Gardens and Green Areas, Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau of Macao Special Administrative Region, South China Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Science 2005. Flora of Macao (Volume 1). Macao, SAR: Author