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Dacrycarpus

(Dacrycarpus)

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Description

Dacrycarpus is a genus of conifers belonging to the Podocarp family, Podocarpaceae. The genus includes nine species of dioecious evergreen trees and shrubs to 55-60 meters in height. The species of Dacrycarpus range from New Zealand and Fiji, across New Caledonia, New Guinea, Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines to northern Myanmar and southern China. The greatest diversity (five species) exists in New Guinea.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Coniferophyta
Class: Pinopsida
Order:Pinales
Family:Podocarpaceae
Genus:Dacrycarpus
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