Wollemi pine

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Noun1.Wollemi pine - newly discovered (1994) pine thought to have been long extinctWollemi pine - newly discovered (1994) pine thought to have been long extinct; Australia; genus and species names not yet assigned
araucaria family, Araucariaceae, family Araucariaceae - tall evergreen cone-bearing trees of South America and Australia with broad leathery leaves; in some classifications included in the Pinaceae
conifer, coniferous tree - any gymnospermous tree or shrub bearing cones
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Jane is currently working with a rare Wollemi Pine, an Australian tree only discovered in 1994 but thought to date back 90 million years.
How about the famous Dinosaur tree, or Wollemi Pine, which was rediscovered in 1994 having only appeared in the fossil record two million years ago?
Gillard informed Mukherjee that she was gifting two saplings of Wollemi Pine for the Rashtrapati Bhavan.
The tree, named the Wollemi Pine, was only known through fossilised remains - and thought to be extint.
But he is rightly proud of Warren Place's immaculate surroundings which contain some genuine rarities, including the famous Mummy's Peas which are descended from peas discovered in the tomb of Tutankhamen and a Wollemi Pine, one of the world's oldest and rarest varieties of tree only discovered in 1994.
The Wollemi Pine found in canyon forest near the Blue Mountains, New South Wales, is also from the Age of Dinosaurs and can be traced back around 40 million years ago!
These activities include guided walks, safaris, horse-riding, mountain bike excursions, wildlife spotting and stargazing, history and Aboriginal interpretative tours, visits to the Wollemi Pine Grove and guided photographic excursions.
Guests can indulge in various activities including guided walks to discover wildlife in its natural habitat, four-wheel drive safaris, horse-riding adventures as well as visits to the Wollemi Pine Grove.
The Seedbank collection also supports a range of research projects, from plant breeding and horticultural development of native plants, to specific conservation projects such as the Wollemi Pine.
Activities at Wolgan Valley Resort & Spa will include guided walks to discover wildlife in its natural habitat, four-wheel drive safaris, mountain bike and horse-riding adventures through the spectacular landscapes, stargazing, heritage and Aboriginal interpretative tours, guided photographic excursions and visits to the Wollemi Pine Grove.
Wollemi pine (Wollemia nobilis, Araucariaceae) possesses the same unusual leaf axil anatomy as the other investigated members of the family.
If you're a real green-fingered goddess, you'll also be pleased to hear that the garden now also features the world's rarest tree - the Wollemi Pine - the first of its kind in Wales.