Definition of Australian pine

1. Noun. Common Australian tree widely grown as an ornamental in tropical regions; yields heavy hard red wood.

Exact synonyms: Casuarina Equisetfolia
Group relationships: Genus Casuarina
Generic synonyms: Beefwood



Lexicographical Neighbors of Australian Pine

Australian chestnut
Australian cockroach
Australian coral snake
Australian crawl
Australian dollar
Australian hare's foot
Australian heath
Australian honeysuckle
Australian magpie
Australian nettle
Australian nettle tree
Australian pea
Australian pelican
Australian pelicans
Australian pine (current term)
Australian pitcher plant
Australian rhyming slang
Australian rules
Australian rules football
Australian sea lion
Australian state
Australian stilt
Australian sumac
Australian sword lily
Australian terrier
Australian turtledove
Australiana
Australianise

Literary usage of Australian pine

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Everglades and Other Essays Relating to Southern Florida by John Clayton Gifford (1912)
"[HE She-Oak, Beefwood, Casuarina, or Australian pine, as it is commonly called in Florida, has come to stay. It is rapidly becoming the most popular tree ..."

2. Florida Assessment of Coastal Trends (1997)by Gilbert T. Bergquist by Gilbert T. Bergquist (1999)
"Australian pine has ... vegetation. lt has been suggested that the Australian pine may interfere with the nesting of the American crocodile and sea turtles. ..."

3. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1877)
"... there are, of Arbor Vita: American, 5000; Siberia, 711; Tom Thumb, do., 1047; Globe, do., 150; Hov^y, do., 350; of White Pine, 350; Australian pine, ..."

4. Timber: A Comprehensive Study of Wood in All Its Aspects, Commercial and by Paul Charpentier, Joseph Kennell, tr (1902)
"The wood from this tree is employed in buildings and also by sculptors. The Tyrolean mountaineers make whips from it. Australian pine (Pinus ..."

5. Australia and the East: Being a Journal Narrative of a Voyage to New South by John Hood (1843)
"In shape the Australian pine resembles the Scotch fir, but it is different in the feather, and the fibre is finer; the wood is like larch in the grain, ..."

6. Opportunities for Industry and the Safe Investment of Capital, Or, A by Edwin Troxell Freedley (1859)
"... in his Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains, as largely used by the Indians—said to be very nutritious. The Australian pine ..."

7. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1901)
"... Australian pine, tall pyramidal, upright tree, with the aspect of a pine, but having nothing else in common with conifers, the long, drooping, filiform, ..."

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