Saturday, 14 March 2009

Agathis robusta

Agathis robusta (C.Moore ex F.Muell.) F.M.Bailey
Bailey, F.M. (1883), A Synopsis of the Queensland Flora: 498 [comb. nov.]
At Monserrate the largest Kauri Pine is Agathis robusta. In 1997 it was measured at 43m high with a girth of 5.9m.

Australian National Herbarium: Australian plants are all referred to subsp. robusta, but subspecies rank is usually not used in this species in Australia. A. robusta subsp. nesophila Whitmore occurs in New Guinea and New Britain.
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