Definition of King William pine
1. Noun. Evergreen of Tasmanian mountains having sharp-pointed leaves that curve inward.
Group relationships: Athrotaxis, Genus Athrotaxis
Generic synonyms: Conifer, Coniferous Tree
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Literary usage of King William pine
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1. Proceedings by Royal Colonial Institute (Great Britain) (1889)
"... future for a market for her black- wood, Huon pine (Dacrydium Franklinii), King William pine, red myrtle, she-oak (Casuarina quadrivalvis), and musk. ..."
2. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases and Usages with by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"King William pine, n. a Tas- manian tree. See Cedar. Kino, //. a drug; the dried juice, of astringent character, obtained from incisions in the bark of ..."
3. The Indian Forester (1888)
"The cultivation of the following indigenous species is advocated :— Huon pine, King William pine ..."
4. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention (1912)
"... Smith have distilled and examined the volatile oil of the leaves of Athrotaxis selaginoides, Don., known in Tasmania by the name of " King William pine. ..."
5. Report of Meeting by ANZAAS, ANZAAS. (1905)
"On the south side the rocks show principally the traces of ice- action. This island was formerly covered with King William pine ..."