• synonyms

cypress pine

  1. any coniferous tree of the Australian genus Callitrus, having leaves in whorls and yielding valuable timber: family Cupressaceae
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Historical Examples of cypress pine

  • Fine grassy flats accompanied the creek on its left, whilst a cypress-pine forest grew on its right bank.

    Journal of an Overland Expedition in Australia

    Ludwig Leichhardt

  • They live probably upon the seeds of the cypress-pine; the female answers the loud call of the male, but in a more subdued voice.

  • Cypress-pine thickets alternated with scrubby stringy-bark forest, acacia and tea-tree thickets, and with broad tea-tree forest.

  • On the higher elevations, the Cypress-pine thickets proved even worse than the scrub.