A family of 17 or 18 genera and more than 100 species, cosmopolitan; three genera occur naturally in Australia.
Callitris - A genus of about 19 species in Australia and New Caledonia; 17 species occur naturally in Australia. Garden (1957); Hill (1998); Thompson (1961).
Garden, J. (1957). A revision of the genus Callitris Vent. Contributions from the New South Wales National Herbarium 2:363-392.
Hill, K.D. (1998). Pinophyta. In Flora of Australia. Vol. 48, (CSIRO: Melbourne.) pp. 545-596.
Thompson, J. (1961). Cupressaceae. Contributions from the New South Wales National Herbarium, Flora Series, Nos 1-18: 46-55.