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Detail Moore kauri bark Endemic to New Caledonia. The IUCN reports that this species is facing a high risk of extinction in the wild due to a limited and severely fragmented distribution that is undergoing continuing decline in extent of habitat, number of sub-populations, and number of mature individuals. The entire species is now thought to contain fewer than 10,000 mature individuals. <br />
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This specimen 20 m in height. Growing to 30 m, evergreen with a rounded, spreading crown.  Agathis moorei,Araucariaceae,Australia,Conifer,Flora,Geotagged,Moore kauri,Pacific kauri,Pinales,Winter,botany,new south wales,tree,tree bark Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Detail Moore kauri bark

Endemic to New Caledonia. The IUCN reports that this species is facing a high risk of extinction in the wild due to a limited and severely fragmented distribution that is undergoing continuing decline in extent of habitat, number of sub-populations, and number of mature individuals. The entire species is now thought to contain fewer than 10,000 mature individuals.

This specimen 20 m in height. Growing to 30 m, evergreen with a rounded, spreading crown.

    comments (10)

    1. Wow, looks like snake eggs. Posted one year ago
      1. Yes! I was thinking they resembled paper lanterns or golf balls, but snake eggs work too! Posted one year ago
        1. I feel you're missing my joke here. Posted one year ago
          1. Gasp! I didn't realize that this is yet another example of you mistaking a pinecone for something snake-like. I forgive you. Posted one year ago
            1. Too late. Posted one year ago
              1. Sorry, what? I can't hear you. I think you are telling me that I am correct. Posted one year ago
    2. I agree, very cool. Posted one year ago
  1. Wonderful artistic image and great info, Ruth! Posted one year ago
    1. Thank you Ferdy, just wish it was more positive news in regard this species. Posted one year ago

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''Agathis moorei'' is a species of tree, endemic to New Caledonia. It occurs scattered throughout the main island in subtropical rainforest at altitudes of 250 metres to 1,000 m. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Similar species: Pinales
Species identified by Ruth Spigelman
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By Ruth Spigelman

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Uploaded Aug 3, 2020. Captured Jul 19, 2020 13:19 in The Domain - Phillip Precinct, 1 Art Gallery Rd, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia.
  • NIKON D850
  • f/10.0
  • 10/1600s
  • ISO320
  • 116mm