Plants of USA and Canada

Casuarina equisetifolia L.



PLANT PROFILE  : (*)

Name: Casuarina equisetifolia L.
Nomencl. ref.: Amoen. Acad. 4: 143 (1759)

Rank: species


Common names

US name U.S. name: beach sheoak
en English name: whistlingtree
Spanish name: casuarina
French name: pin d'Australie
Italian name: Casuarina con foglie simili a quelle dell'equiseto

Grown habit: Tree
Duration: Perennial
 

Synonyms:
= Casuarina litorea L. ex Fosberg & Sachet




pictures Images

Casuarina equisetifolia
Casuarina equisetifolia
Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita, Università di Trieste - Progetto Dryades - Picture by Andrea Moro - Villa de San Bartolomé de Tirajana, parco cittadino, Gran Canaria, Spagna, - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share-Alike 3.0 License

Casuarina equisetifolia
Casuarina equisetifolia
Credit: Photo by Pancrazio Campagna

Casuarina equisetifolia
Casuarina equisetifolia
Leaves at Enchanting Floral Gardens of Kula, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Casuarina equisetifolia
Casuarina equisetifolia
W.D. Brush - USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database - Not copyrighted image

Casuarina equisetifolia
Casuarina equisetifolia
Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita, Università di Trieste - Progetto Dryades - Picture by Andrea Moro - Villa de San Bartolomé de Tirajana, parco cittadino, Gran Canaria, Spagna, - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share-Alike 3.0 License

Casuarina equisetifolia
Casuarina equisetifolia
Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita, Università di Trieste - Progetto Dryades - Picture by Andrea Moro - Villa de San Bartolomé de Tirajana, parco cittadino, Gran Canaria, Spagna, - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share-Alike 3.0 License

Casuarina equisetifolia
Casuarina equisetifolia
Picture modified from Gilg, Ernst; Schumann, Karl - Das Pflanzenreich Hausschatz des Wissens (1900) - Permission granted to use under GFDL by Kurt Stueber. Source: www.biolib.de - Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this image under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.3 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts. A copy of the license is included in the section entitled GNU Free Documentation License.

Casuarina equisetifolia
Casuarina equisetifolia
Credit: Photo by Pancrazio Campagna

Casuarina equisetifolia
Casuarina equisetifolia
Credit: Photo by Pancrazio Campagna

Casuarina equisetifolia
Casuarina equisetifolia
With Muhlenbergia filipes at Siesta Key Beach, Florida - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Casuarina equisetifolia
Casuarina equisetifolia
Habitat at Uaoa Bay, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Casuarina equisetifolia
Casuarina equisetifolia
Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita, Università di Trieste - Progetto Dryades - Picture by Andrea Moro - Villa de San Bartolomé de Tirajana, parco cittadino, Gran Canaria, Spagna, - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share-Alike 3.0 License

Casuarina equisetifolia
Casuarina equisetifolia
Steve Hurst - USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database - Not copyrighted image

Casuarina equisetifolia
Casuarina equisetifolia
Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita, Università di Trieste - Progetto Dryades - Picture by Andrea Moro - Villa de San Bartolomé de Tirajana, parco cittadino, Gran Canaria, Spagna, - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share-Alike 3.0 License

Casuarina equisetifolia
Casuarina equisetifolia
Credit: Photo by Graziano Favaro - Masera' di Padova

Casuarina equisetifolia
Casuarina equisetifolia
Credit: Photo by Pancrazio Campagna

Casuarina equisetifolia
Casuarina equisetifolia
Credit: Photo by Pancrazio Campagna

Casuarina equisetifolia
Casuarina equisetifolia
Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita, Università di Trieste - Progetto Dryades - Picture by Andrea Moro - Athens, National Gardens of Athens, Attica, Greece, - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share-Alike 3.0 License

Casuarina equisetifolia
Casuarina equisetifolia
Picture modified from Richard Wettstein - Handbuch der Systematischen Botanik (1924) - Permission granted to use under GFDL by Kurt Stueber. Source: www.biolib.de - Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this image under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.3 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts. A copy of the license is included in the section entitled 'GNU Free Documentation License'.

Casuarina equisetifolia
Casuarina equisetifolia
Habit at Kanaha Beach, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Casuarina equisetifolia
Casuarina equisetifolia
W.D. Brush - USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database - Not copyrighted image

Casuarina equisetifolia
Casuarina equisetifolia
Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita, Università di Trieste - Progetto Dryades - Picture by Andrea Moro - Villa de San Bartolomé de Tirajana, parco cittadino, Gran Canaria, Spagna, - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share-Alike 3.0 License

Casuarina equisetifolia
Casuarina equisetifolia
Credit: Photo by Graziano Favaro - Masera' di Padova

Casuarina equisetifolia
Casuarina equisetifolia
Credit: Photo by Pancrazio Campagna

Casuarina equisetifolia
Casuarina equisetifolia
Credit: Photo by Pancrazio Campagna

Casuarina equisetifolia
Casuarina equisetifolia
Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita, Università di Trieste - Progetto Dryades - Picture by Andrea Moro - Athens, National Gardens of Athens, Attica, Greece, - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share-Alike 3.0 License

Casuarina equisetifolia
Casuarina equisetifolia
Credit: Photo by Pancrazio Campagna

Casuarina equisetifolia
Casuarina equisetifolia
Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita, Università di Trieste - Progetto Dryades - Picture by Andrea Moro - Athens, National Gardens of Athens, Attica, Greece, - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share-Alike 3.0 License

Casuarina equisetifolia
Casuarina equisetifolia
With Philoxerus vermicularis at South Lido Beach, Florida - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Casuarina equisetifolia
Casuarina equisetifolia
Habit at Launiupoko Beach Park, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.


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(*) Source: USDA, NRCS. 2009. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 28 August 2009). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA
 

 




Distribution in USA and Canada

USA (FL, HI), USA+ (PR, VI)

Distributional map for Casuarina equisetifolia L.
Map for Casuarina equisetifolia L.
USDA, NRCS. 2009. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 28 August 2009). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA


TAXONOMY

Kingdom: Plantae
Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
Superdivision: Spermatophyta
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Hamamelididae
Order: Casuarinales
Family: Casuarinaceae


Genus: Casuarina


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