Genus Athrotaxis

Athrotaxis is a genus of two to three species of conifers in the cypress family, Cupressaceae.

Species in the genus Athrotaxis of plants

Athrotaxis cupressoides - It is an evergreen coniferous tree growing to 1020 m tall, with a trunk up to 1 m diameter. The leaves are scale-like, 36 mm long and 23 mm broad, arranged spirally on the shoots. The seed cones are globose, 1016 mm diameter, with 1016 spirally-arranged scales; they are mature about six months after pollination. The pollen cones are 35 mm long.

Athrotaxis laxifolia - It is an evergreen coniferous tree growing to 1020 m tall, with a trunk up to 1 m diameter. The leaves are scale-like, 412 mm long and 23 mm broad, arranged spirally on the shoots. The seed cones are oblong-globose, 1526 mm long and 1420 mm diameter, with 1418 spirally-arranged scales; they are mature about six months after pollination. The pollen cones are 35 mm long.

King billy pine - It is an evergreen coniferous tree growing to 2030 m tall, with a trunk up to 1.5 m diameter. The leaves are claw-like, 718 mm long and 34 mm broad, arranged spirally on the shoots. The seed cones are globose, 1530 mm diameter, with 2030 spirally-arranged scales; they are mature about six months after pollination. The pollen cones are 45 mm long.