Araucariaceae Henkel & W.Hochst.
Wollemia nobilis W.G.Jones, K.D.Hill & J.M.Allen , legitimate, scientific
Jones, W.G., Hill, K.D. & Allen, J.M. (13 December 1995), Wollemia nobilis, a new living Australian genus and species in the Araucariaceae. Telopea 6(2-3): 174, figs 1, 2 (photos). [tax. nov.]
  • Type: New South Wales: Central Tablelands: Wollemi National Park, W.G.Jones NSW 362731, 17 Nov 1994 (holo NSW; iso: BM, BRI, CANB, E, HO, K, L, MEL, MO, NY, P).
  • Etymology: "The specific epithet honours David Noble of the New South Wales National Parks and Wildlife Service, a contemporary explorer of the remote parts of the Blue Mountains, who first discovered this plant."
Briggs, J.D. & Leigh, J.H. (1996), Rare or Threatened Australian Plants: 25 [secondary reference]
Hill, K.D. in McCarthy, P.M. (ed.) (1998), Araucariaceae. Flora of Australia 48: 565-566, Fig. 193, Map 494 [secondary reference]
common name: Wollemi Pine [n/a]
Threatened Species and Communities Section, Biodiversity Group, Environment Australia (8 July 1998), Endangered Species Protection Act 1992. Schedules 1, 2 & 3: 11 [secondary reference]
Harden, G.J. & Murray, L.J. in Harden, G.J. & Murray, L.J. (ed.) (2000), Flora of New South Wales Supplement 1: 16-17 APC [secondary reference]
common name: Wollemi Pine [n/a]
  • APC Dist.: NSW
Floyd, A.G. (2008), Rainforest Trees of Mainland South-eastern Australia Edn. 2: 59 (fig.)-60 [secondary reference]
common name: Wollemi Pine [n/a]