Find out more about our collaborative research projects, including how the Wollemi Pine grows, how it is being protected, and the relationship between these ancient plants and their living Araucariaceae relatives.
Genetic diversity in the Wollemi Pine is extremely low. Learn about the new technology being applied to understand this crucial aspect of the species biology.
A combination of in situ protection of the wild population, with ex situ cultivation and translocation as an 'insurance policy'.
Find out more about how we monitor the wild population of Wollemi Pines to better understand their growth and ecology.
How did we establish a population of plants for further study, translocation and commercial propagation and what did we discover?
How old is the Wollemi Pine and where did it exist before environmental change caused it to retreat to the canyon in Wollemi National Park?
A fallen trunk of the Wollemi Pine provided rich material for the study of tree rings to determine its age and investigate wood characteristics.
Understanding the unique combination of fungi and bacteria associated with the Wollemi Pine, and its susceptibility to common soil pathogens, is key to protecting the trees.
Researchers Cris Brack and John Banks at ANU write from the perspective of a Wollemi Pine! A great introduction to the wild growing environment for students and plant enthusiasts.
Scientific papers, articles and media stories on the magnificent Wollemi Pine, from its discovery to today.