Mallee pine, sandhill pine, scrub cypress pine.
"Cones usually <25 mm diam., densely warted (in N.S.W.). Small stunted tree often with several trunks and rarely more than 6 m high, foliage glaucous. Female cones broad-ovoid to depressed-globose, the warts mostly small, 1-2 mm diam, sometimes larger and more scattered" (Harden 1990).
Australia: New South Wales, Victoria, and South Australia. "Usually grows in small clumps or as isolated trees" (Harden 1990).
Zone 10 (cold hardiness limit between -1°C and +4.4°C) (Bannister and Neuner 2001).
Mueller, F.J.H. von. 1860. Essay on the plants collected by Mr. Eugene Fitzalan, during Lieut. Smith's expedition to the estuary of the Burdekin. Melbourne: John Ferres, Government Printer. P.19. Available: Hathi Trust, accessed 2012.11.25.
Farjon (2005) provides a detailed account, with illustrations.
Last Modified 2012-11-25