"A small, symmetrical, narrow conical tree, up to 20 ft. high, the branchlets Selaginella-like in appearance. Leaves arranged as in L. plumosa, but larger, the lateral pairs much larger than the facial pairs, thick in texture, appressed and overlapping, slightly curved, the apex blunt, margins strongly recurved; the facial pairs ending in a short, triangular, blunt point" (Dallimore et al. 1967).
Zone 10 (cold hardiness limit between -1°C and +4.4°C) (Bannister and Neuner 2001).
Association Endemia, a site devoted to New Caledonian species. Has excellent photos, a range map, and other information. In French.
Farjon (2005) provides a detailed account, with illustrations.
Last Modified 2012-11-23