Swaziland's Alien Plants Database

Casuarina cunninghamiana Miq.
CASUARINACEAE
beefwood
Invasive, Potential problem species
Origin: Australia
Growth Form: Tree
Plant Description: Plant: Evergreen tree 20–38 m high with gracefully arching, slender, jointed branchlets and greyish-green pyramidal crowns becoming cylindrical. Leaves: Minute scales, in whorls. Scales with a transverse brown band, internodes with rounded ribbing. Flowers: Male flowers in yellowish spikes up to 20 mm long; female flowers in reddish, globose heads 3–5 mm long, September–April. Fruit: Brown, ± woody conelets, 20 mm long; seeds flattened, winged.
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NRCS Plants Database

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J.S. Peterson @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database

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