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Wollemi pine - Wollemia nobilis Male cone. Australia,Geotagged,Summer,Wollemia,Wollemia nobilis Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

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  1. Wow, neat! These are critically endangered trees... Do you know if the wildfires have affected them? Posted 2 months ago
  2. The fires are still going in the area ,but I think so far the firefighters have managed to not let the fire get to them. I am sure it would have been a big news item otherwise. Posted 2 months ago

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''Wollemia'' is a genus of coniferous tree in the family Araucariaceae. ''Wollemia'' was only known through fossil records until the Australian species ''Wollemia nobilis'' was discovered in 1994 in a temperate rainforest wilderness area of the Wollemi National Park in New South Wales, in a remote series of narrow, steep-sided sandstone gorges 150 km north-west of Sydney. The genus is named for the National Park.

In both botanical and popular literature the tree has been almost universally.. more

Similar species: Pinales
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Uploaded Dec 23, 2019. Captured Dec 23, 2019 11:10 in The Australian Botanic Garden, 362 Narellan Rd, Mount Annan NSW 2567, Australia.
  • Canon EOS 650D
  • f/7.1
  • 1/332s
  • ISO800
  • 135mm