One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A cypress pine, Callitris rhomboidea (family Cupressaceae), native to southern and eastern Australia (especially Tasmania) and naturalized in New Zealand and elsewhere.
Mid 19th century. From Oyster Bay, the name of a bay on the east coast of Tasmania + pine.
Oyster Bay pine/ˌɔɪstə ˌbeɪ ˈpʌɪn/
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