Gymnosperms

Gymnosperms

Gymnosperms


Gymnosperm means 'naked seed' and is a group of plants that includes pines, firs and ginkgo, plus many others. There are four main groups of Gymnosperms of which three are currently represented on campus:

Conifers

Abies koreana - Korean Fir
Agathis robusta
– Queensland Kauri Pine
Araucaria bernieri – Bernier’s Araucaria
Araucaria bidwillii – Bunya Bunya Pine
Araucaria cunninghamii – Hoop Pine
Araucaria heterophylla – Norfolk Island Pine
Callitris endlicheri - Black Cypress Pine
Callitris rhomboidea - Port Jackson Cypress
Cedrus deodara - Himalayan Cedar
Chamaecyparis obtusa ‘Crippsii’  -
Golden Cypress
Cupressus glabra - Arizona Cypress
Cupressus sempervirens - Italian Cypress
Cupressus torulosa - Bhutan Cypress
Pinus pinaster - Maritime Pine
Pinus pinea - Stone Pine
Pinus radiata - Monterey Pine
Podocarpus elatus – Plum Pine
Wollemia nobilis – Wollemi Pine

Ginkgo

Ginkgo biloba – Ginkgo, Maidenhair Tree

Cycads

Bowenia spectabilis - Zamia Fern
Ceratozamia Mexicana - Bamboo Cycad
Cycas media – Cycas
Cycas revoluta -
Sago Cycad, Sotetsu
Dioon edule – Chestnut Dioon
Encephalartos ferox - Zululand cycad
Lepidozamia peroffskyana - Pineapple Zamia
Macrozamia communis – Burrawang
Macrozamia spiralis – Macrozamia
Stangeria eriopus - South African cycad
Zamia furfuracea – Cardboard Cycad

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