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Norfolk Island pine

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noun
a coniferous evergreen tree, Araucaria heterophylla (or A. excelsa), having whorled branches and needlelike foliage, widely cultivated as a houseplant.
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Also called Australian pine, Norfolk pine .

Origin of Norfolk Island pine

First recorded in 1795–1805
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British Dictionary definitions for Norfolk Island pine

Norfolk Island pine

noun
a tall coniferous tree, Araucaria heterophylla, native to Norfolk Island and widely cultivated
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