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Allocasuarina duncanii
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Conservation status

Vulnerable (EPBC Act)
Scientific classification
Genus:
Allocasuarina
Species:
duncanii
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Occurrence data from AVH

Allocasuarina duncanii, commonly known as Duncan's sheoak, is a small tree of the genus Allocasuarina native to Tasmania.

The small tree has a conifer habit and typically grows to a height of 8 metres (26 ft).

Allocasuarina duncanii is known from ten populations with a range of approximately 774 square kilometres (299 sq mi). The estimated number of mature individuals is between 120,000 and 150,000. The species is found in Snug Tiers, the East and West Wellington Ranges, Ridgeway and South Bruny Island in the south east of Tasmania. Growing in a dolerite substrate at a height of 600 to 700 metres (1,969 to 2,297 ft).

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