Actinostrobus (subdivision Gymnospermae, family Cupressaceae) A genus of 2 species, endemic to south-western Australia, of trees found as emergents on heaths and sands in the south and west. A. pyramidalis (swamp cypress) is a pyramidal conifer up to 4 m tall, with dense, bright-green foliage reaching to the ground. It is cultivated.
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