(also celery-top pine)
Definition of celery pine in English:
A slow-growing evergreen tree with shoots that resemble celery leaves, growing from Borneo to New Zealand.
- Genus Phyllocladus, family Phyllocladaceae
- In areas of high rainfall and infrequent fires, celery-top pine may dominate understorey rain-forest species.
- Trees on the steep banks of the river include myrtle, sassafras, celery-top pines, laurels and giant tree ferns.
- Among the more unusual plantings are pink pine and celery pine from higher on Mt Cargill and some local silver beech.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.