Small, spreading tree. Bark dark and furowed. Branches pendulous. Branchlets extremely long, to 40 cm, drooping, with small warts, dark green, individual segments 1.5-3 cm long, hairy in the grooves. Leaf teeth 9-12, pointed, spreading. Male flowers in spikes 8-12 cm long, Mar.-Dec. Fruit 2-4.5 cm long, 2-3 cm wide, more or less cylindrical, valves pointed; seed dark brown, 8-12 mm long. [Casuarina stricta Aiton]
SA, Vic, Tas, NSW
Mostly a coastal tree but occasionally found in other habitats.
Darkly-coloured deeply furrowed bark; branches pendulous; branchlets long and drooping.
ACT: Red Hill (Lookout, Mt Stromlo). VIC: Monash University (car park about 5 m 1978); Sorrento (Park).
Source: (1997). Casuarinaceae. In: . Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 2. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 1. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.