Wollemi Pine

  • (noun): Newly discovered (1994) pine thought to have been long extinct; Australia; genus and species names not yet assigned.

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David Noble (canyoner)
... David 'Dave' Noble (born 1965) discovered the Wollemi Pine on 10 September 1994 ... A modern day explorer, Noble has visited sites in the Wollemi National Park that few if any other people have seen and is known for exploring the canyons of the Wollemi ... At the time of discovering the Wollemi Pine, Noble was a field officer with the National Parks and Wildlife Service (New South Wales) ...
Mount Annan Botanic Garden
... After the discovery, on or about 10 September 1994, the Wollemi Pine was first cultivated there in 1995 ... research now also includes the endangered Wollemi Pine that was discovered in 1994 in the Wollemi National Park which is part of the Greater Blue Mountains area, 200km north-west of Sydney ... The discovery of the Wollemi Pine is considered to be one of the major botanical finds in recent history it was previously thought to be extinct with only fossil records ...

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