Tag Archives: Araucariaceae

Agathis microstachya (Bull Kauri) (Araucariaceae)

The Bull Kauri, specifically the two famous specimens at Lake Barrine are probably the largest conifers in Australia. It is hard to distinguish the three Australian Kauris by leaf. Bark is by far the best feature. The bark of the … Continue reading

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Agathis robusta (Kauri) (Araucariaceae)

Among the more common of the three species of Kauri in FNQ, this species can be distinguished from the others by it’s smooth orangey bark. Distinctively smooth and orangey bark Fallen cone

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Araucaria bidwillii (Bunya Pine) (Araucariaceae)

It’s always quite a sight to see Bunya pines strewn across the landscape. When in season, the nuts were feasted on by aborigines. Some aborigines also used bunya nuts to make bread. Read more here.

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