A towering conifer Rottnest Island Pine

Noongar name - Maroong

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The Rottnest Island Pine is a conifer with deep green foliage. It is a medium sized, slender tree with a dense habit.

Leaves are between 2-4mm long. Female cones grow solitary or with several together in clusters between 25-30mm in diameter.

The Rottnest Island Pine is endemic to Australia and native to Western Australia. This Pine is hardy and located mostly in coastal regions, growing to a height of 10-20 metres.

Where you can find a Rottnest Island Pine

Conservation Status

All Rottnest Island’s flora is protected under the Rottnest Island Authority Act 1987. Protected as part of the Woodland Community that is listed as a ‘Vulnerable’ Threatened Ecological Community under The Wildlife Conservation Act 1950.
  • Extinct
  • Extinct in Wild
  • Critically Endangered
  • Endangered
  • Vulnerable
  • Near Threatened
  • Least Concerned

Help keep Rottnest's flora healthy

  • Do use water wisely on Rottnest
  • Do keep to designated tracks
  • Do take litter with you or use bins provided