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Podocarpus acutifolius

Podocarpus acutifolius, commonly called needle-leaved tōtara, is a species of conifer in the Podocarpaceae family.[2] It is found only in New Zealand. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland.

Podocarpus acutifolius
Podocarpus acutifolius - UC Santa Cruz Arboretum - DSC07553.JPG
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Pinophyta
Class: Pinopsida
Order: Pinales
Family: Podocarpaceae
Genus: Podocarpus
Species: P. acutifolius
Binomial name
Podocarpus acutifolius


  1. ^ Farjon, A. (2013). "Podocarpus acutifolius". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2013: e.T42485A2982491. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2013-1.RLTS.T42485A2982491.en. Retrieved 13 December 2017.
  2. ^ "Story: Conifers". Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand. Retrieved 21 August 2012.