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EXPLANATION OF PLATE 48.

Plate 48: The Black and Other Cypress Pines (Callitris Muelleri, Benth. and Hook., f.)(Callitris calcarata, R.Br.)(Callitris cupressiformis, Vent.) Lithograph by M. Flockton.



Callitris Muelleri.

A and A1. Dimorphic foliage, Eden, N.S.W. B. Branchlet (enlarged) bearing male flowers. C. Fresh cones (B and C from Port Jackson). D. Cone, Wentworth Falls, Blue Mountains, N.S.W. E and F. Cones in different stages. G and G1. central columella in plan and elevation. H and H1. Showing method of attachment of seeds around the central columella. J. Seeds (E-J from Mount Wilson, N.S.W.)

Callitris calearata, R.Br.

K. Seedling. L. Fragment of branchlet. M. Young cone. N. Cone opened, showing the multiple columellas or aborted ovules. N1. A few specimens showing the great variation in the columellas. O. Branchlet (enlarged) showing female flowers. (K-O from Dubbo, N.S.W.). P. Branchlet (enlarged) bearing male flowers, from Jennings (N.S.W. — Queensland border). Q, cone, and Q1, seeds from Cooma, southern N.S.W.

Callitris cupressiformis, Vent.

R. Seedling plant. S. Branchlet (enlarged) bearing male flowers. T. Branchlet (enlarged) bearing female flowers. U. Cone, just opened (R-U from Port Jackson). V. Cluster of fruits. V1. Single fruit. V2. Central columellas. W. Seeds. (V-W from Kinchela, Port Macquarie, N.S.W.). X. Cones of variety mucronata, Grampians, Vic. Y. Portion of branchlet. Z. Portion of branchlet (enlarged) bearing male flowers; note the pointed terminal scale. Z1. Front and back views of stamen, with anthers. Nos. Y-Z from var. tasmanica (Gunn's No. 1,017, Flinders Island, Tasmania).

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