Species

Allocasuarina verticillata

Common Name(s)

drooping sheoak

Authority

Allocasuarina verticillata (Lam.) L.A.S. Johnson

Family

Casuarinaceae

Brief Description

Wide-crowned tree with drooping branchlets; grows to 10 m. Nitrogen fixing. Suckers, especially when roots are disturbed. Dioecious.

Synonyms

Casuarina verticillata Lam.; Casuarina stricta Aiton

Habitat

South-east Australia; Tasmania

Fruiting

Hard cone-like fruiting heads, long persistent on trees

Propagation Technique

Seed; root suckers

This page last updated on 18 Jun 2016