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Pinewoods Bunya Pine

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Bodhi Leaf Pinewoods Bunya Pine

A tall Bunya Bunya Pine from the northeast coast of Australia grows on the lawns at the heritage Pinewood hotel on a hilltop in downtown Shillong

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Taxon Botany:

  • Common name: Bunya Bunya Pine: This giant, prickly tree from NE Australia is a surviving relict of an ancient lineage of once-widespread Southern Hemisphere forests
  • Botanical species: Araucaria bidwillii
  • Botanical family : Araucariaceae [Monkey Puzzle]


  • Latitude: 25.575617 ° north of the Equator
  • Longitude: 91.889225 ° east of the Prime Meridian
  • Altitude: 1502.5 metres above sea level

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Journey Journey:

  • Into The Northeast
  • Path : Along the Brahmaputra into Assam, then up into the Meghalaya Hills
  • Date photographed: 2.03.10


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For the landmarked tree named Pinewoods Bunya Pine , the database reference code is: q031.

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