Ornamental Conifers for Australian Gardens
Introduction to the study of conifers - pricipal characterisitcs of the conifer families - selection of species for garden use - explanation of terms - Australian climatic zones - descriptions of the climatic zones - Descriptive list of genera (arranged alphabetically with their principal species, varieties and/or cultivars and notes on their cultivation) - glossary of technical terms - Bibliography - Index of plant names.
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Selection of species for garden use xvii
Arranged alphabetically with their principal species
adult foliage apex apices aromatic when crushed arranged Aurea Australia autumn autumn—winter borne botanical bracts branchlets bright-green brown Callitris columellaris catkins CLIMATIC ZONES cm broad cm long cm tall Coast Redwood colour cone-scales CONES Female cones conical form conifers cool crown cultivars CULTIVATION Cupressaceae Cupressus Cupressus macrocarpa Cypress dark-green deciduous dioecious Dividing Range drooping dwarf elevated sites erect tree erect trunk evergreen evergreen tree female flowers FLOWERS Male flowers FOLIAGE DETAILS Leaves forests gardens genus globose green grey-green GROWTH HABIT HABIT An erect habitat horizontal humid irregular Juniper Juniperus juvenile Latin leaf mature mm long moist monoecious mountains native region outer ovoid pectinately pendulous Pine Pinus plant Plate Podocarpus elatus rainfall reddish reddish-brown resin ripening scales shape shoots slender slenderly slow-growing soils Species and cultivars specimen spring stomatic straight Taxaceae Taxodiaceae terminals timber tips Trunk bark twigs whitish whorled wide wing winter buds WOOD woody yellow young ZONES H