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White cypress-pine Callitris columellaris

Also know as: Murray River cypress-pine, northern cypress-pine, coast cypress-pine, Bribie Island pine

Callitris columellaris Callitris columellaris timber

C. columellaris is a small coniferous tree native to Australia. It grows to about 10 m high and is found in coastal regions of the continent, growing on sandy and rocky soils. The trees are very resistant to termite attacks and fungal decay, but extremely flammable. White cypress-pine has been harvested for its resin, tannin, and medicinal properties, as well as for use in construction, furniture and fencing. Its IUCN Red List status is “Lower risk/least concern.”

Species Details

CITIES Status: Not Listed
Endangered Status: Least Concern
Associated Risks:

C. columellaris is not CITES listed and at time of research, is not subject to international or national trade bans or restrictions.

Countries Where Found

Naturally Occurring


United States