Yabba Falls: Towering Hoop Pines are features of the Primeaval Forest

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bdeh on September 13, 2012

Excellent composition Ian. LIKE! Greetings Berend

Ian Stehbens on September 14, 2012

Thank you Berend. These hoop pine are very significant, being particularly tall and old. I suspect that they have survived the old eras of timbergetting and burning by pastoralists because of their location in the gorge.

They are part of what is locally known as the Primeval Forest, which contains towering hoop pines, a few bunya pines and an understory of rainforest species. Epiphytes abound there.

All the best,


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