Norfolk Island pine


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Norfolk Island pine:

see monkey-puzzle treemonkey-puzzle tree,
evergreen tree (Araucaria araucana) native to Chile and widely cultivated elsewhere as an ornamental. The symmetrical branches have an unusual angularity and are completely covered by the stiff, overlapping leaves.
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A: The Norfolk Island pine (Araucaria heterophylla), which is not a true pine, may be the most distinctive tree you will see growing in our area.
Bondi has the curve and cove, Manly has the sands stretched out all the way to Queenscliff, and its Norfolk Island pines are bigger and more prominent than Bondi's.
Early on in the programme for the centre, the indigenous bush was supplemented with transplanted Norfolk Island pines, those wonderful, stiff architectural trees which so gracefully articulate the sky-lines of the islands of the south-western Pacific.
Holland America Line again will offer the opportunity for passengers to purchase live Norfolk Island Pines, fully decorated, for their staterooms.
Other exotics such as royal poinciana trees (Delonix regia) and Norfolk Island pines (Araucaria excelsa) performed fairly well.

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