Athrotaxis selaginoides

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Athrotaxis selaginoides


Taxonavigation: Pinales 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Tracheophyta
Divisio: Pinophyta
Classis: Pinopsida
Ordo: Pinales

Familia: Cupressaceae
Subfamilia: Athrotaxidoideae
Genus: Athrotaxis
Species: Athrotaxis selaginoides


Athrotaxis selaginoides D.Don, Ann. Nat. Hist. 1: 235. 1838.

  • Typus: "in Tasmaniae montibus prope Launceston (D. Gunn n. 368) v.s. sp. in Herb. Lindl."


  • Homotypic
    • Cunninghamia selaginoides (D.Don) Zucc. in P.F.von Siebold & J.G.Zuccarini, Fl. Jap. 2: 9. 1842.
  • Heterotypic
    • Athrotaxis alpina Van Houtte ex Gordon & Glend., Pinetum: 31. 1858. nom. inval., pro syn.
    • Athrotaxis gunneana Hook. ex Carrière, Traité Gén. Conif., ed. 2: 207. 1867.
    • Athrotaxis imbricata Carrière, Traité Gén. Conif., ed. 2: 204. 1867.
    • Athrotaxis selaginoides var. pyramidata Mouill. in D.G.J.Bois, Dict. Hort. 1: 146. 1898.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Australasia
    • Regional: Australia
      • Tasmania

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


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Vernacular names[edit]

English: King Billy Pine, King William Pine
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