Wollemi pine


Wollemi pine
/wɒləmaɪ ˈpaɪn/ (say woluhmuy 'puyn)

noun
a prehistoric pine, Wollemia nobilis, with lime-green, fern-like leaves, related to the hoop pine, bunya pine and Norfolk Island pine, but like no other living pine in being bisexual.
{from the Wollemi National Park, in which it was discovered in 1994}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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