Casuarina equisetifolia

(syn. Casuarina litorea), iron wood, coast she-oak, whistling pine, Australian pine, horsetail beefwood, Australian oak, swamp oak, toa (Samoa)

  • Family Casuarinaceae.
  • Native to Christmas Island, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, Cook Islands, Fiji, French Polynesia, Guam, Kiribati, New Caledonia, Papau New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Vanuatu.
  • Wood used for fuel, building poles, sawn or hewn building timber, wall panelling, shingles, exterior fittings, fences, railway sleepers, woodware, tool handles, boats, pulp, textiles, and cellulose derivitives.
  • Weed Risk Assessment Score: 21 (HIGH RISK) NOT RECOMMENDED for introduction to new areas in Hawaii or the Pacific. Chemical control methods available from Weeds of Hawaii's Pastures and Natural Areas.

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