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any of several Australian trees of the genus Casuarina

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The dunes and flat or rolling sands are dominated by spinifex and by an open scrub of Eucalyptus gamophylla, Acacia kempeana, and the broom bush (Templetonia hookeri, Leguminosae), with occasional desert oaks (Allocasuarina decaisneana, Casuari-naceae) in wetter sites.
Similarly Withers and Ashton (1977) reported increased dominance of shade tolerant Allocasuarina species, the development of a thick soil litter layer and the decline of the overstorey E.
Flicking through the fieldnote book, the plant host genera, Callitris, Grevillea, Allocasuarina, Eremophila, Melaleuca, Leptospermum, Callistomen, Leschenaultia, Verticordia, Pimelia and Hibbertia stand out.
Even in the genera with mostly dioecious representatives in Western Australia, such as Allocasuarina, only one of the shrubby kwongan members is monoecious (A.
calophylla 6 Banksia grandis 2 Allocasuarina 5 Unburnt 811 E.
Dominant species include Messmate Eucalyptus obliqua, Brown Stringybark Eucalyptus baxteri, Austral Grass Tree Xanthorrhoea australis, Silver Banksia Banksia marginata, Prickly Tea-tree Leptospermum continentale, Heath Tea-tree Leptospermum myrsinoides, Common Flat-pea Platylobium obtusangulum, Scrub She-oak Allocasuarina paludosa, Thatch Saw-sedge Gahnia radula, Austral Bracken Pteridium esculentum and Common Rapier-sedge Lepidosperma filiforme.
Revision of Laryngodus HerrichSchaeffer, an Allocasuarina feeder, with comments on its biology and the classification of the family (Heteroptera: Lygaeoidea: Rhyparochromidae).
Soils from site-vegetation type P, which support Eucalyptus marginata, Allocasuarina fraseriana, and Eucalyptus calophylla, were pale sands that had significantly lower concentrations of total nitrogen and extractable potassium, and a significantly lower proportion of gravel than soils from the other site-vegetation types (P [is less than] 0.001) (Table 2).
sieberi and Saw Banksia Banksia serrata) on ridges, and Wet Heathland (dominated by Grass-tree Xanthorrhoea resinosa, Scented Paperbark Melaleuca squarrosa and Scrub Sheoak Allocasuarina paludosa) typically restricted to swales between coastal dunes.
The forest comprises a mosaic of woodland and open forest communities with various Eucalyptus, Angophora, Corymbia, Callitris, Allocasuarina and Acacia species and is significant as one of the largest surviving woodland remnants in the Great Dividing Range western slopes bioregions.
The taller shrubs Acacia doratoxylon, Acacia homophylla, Acacia deanei and Allocasuarina verticillata are considered to be dis-climax species in the region, with life spans of 30 to 50 years.
The habitat in which the snake was captured is described as an ecotone between dry heathland dominated by Heath Banksia Banksia ericifolia, Scrub She-oak Allocasuarina distyla, Broadleaved Drumsticks Isopogon anemonifolius and Dagger Hakea Hakea teretifolia, and dry forest dominated by Turpentine Syncarpia glomulifera.
Semi-arid woodlands are characteristically dominated by trees other than eucalypts, notably Belah Casuarina pauper, Buloke Allocasuarina luehmannii, Slender Pine Callitris gracilis and Sugarwood Myoporum platycarpum (plant nomenclature follows Walsh and Stajsic 2007).
the Sheoak, in the genus Allocasuarina, is not an oak, which is in the genus Quercus.