IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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Description

Small tree often stunted and shrubby. Bark grey to brown, thinly fissured and flaking. Leaves needle-like and spreading when young, up to 2 cm long; scale-like when mature, c. 2 mm long, dark green, tightly appressed to the branches. Male cones 2-4 mm long with 6 pairs of scales, terminal; female cones, c. 2 cm in diameter with 4 valves, woody, dark brown, both sexes on the same tree.

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Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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