Agathis australis (D.Don) Lindl.

Kauri Pine

Dammara australis

Dammara australis (= syn.)

Photo credit: Original from Descr. Pinus courtesy of Biodiversity Heritage Library - (provided by Missouri Botanical Garden) modified to provide labels.


Family: Araucariaceae

Genus: Agathis

Category: Tree - Evergreen

Zones: 9 to 11

Size: To 100' tall

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun


Hillier describes is as an exotic-looking tree with thick, spreading branches.


Native of New Zealand. Introduced in 1823.

Published in Encycl. Pl. 802 in 1829.

Basionym: Dammara australis D.Don.- also published in Descr. Pinus.


Sources of Information

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