Scientific Name:
Casuarina L., Amoen. Acad. 104 (1759)
Vernacular Name(s):
Beefwood; She-oak

Small to large trees. Lf-teeth in whorls of 5 or more; stomata borne within grooves of branchlets. Bracteoles of fruiting cones thin and without any dorsal protuberances. Samaras grey to tawny, dull.

[From: Webb et al. (1988) Flora of New Zealand. Volume 4.]

Number of species in New Zealand within Casuarina L.
Exotic: Fully Naturalised2
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