Araucaria heterophylla (Salisb.) Franco
  • Anais Inst. Super. Agron.

This taxon is accepted by Araucariaceae
Notes: More details could be found in The Plant List v.1.1. Originally in The Plant List v.1.0

General Description

Trees to 50 m tall; trunk to 1.5 m d.b.h.; trunk straight; bark dark gray, flaking; crown tower-shaped; branchlets spreading horizontally or drooping; lateral branchlets usually pinnatelyarranged, drooping. Leaves dimorphic: those of young trees and lateral branchlets loosely arranged, spreading openly, bright green, glaucous abaxially, subulate, usually laterallydepressed, upcurved, 6-12 mm, 3- or 4-ridged; those of mature trees and cone-bearing branchlets densely arranged, slightly openly spreading, broadly ovate or triangular-ovate, ±curved, 5-9 mm, widest at base, midvein obviously raised or not, apex obtuse. Pollen cones terminal, solitary. Seed cones subglobose, 8-12 × 7-11 cm, sometimes wider than long; apex ofbracts triangular, flattened, acute, upcurved. Seeds ellipsoid, slightly flattened, with a lateral wing.

 Information From

World Flora Online Data. 2017.
  • A CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
Flora Of CHina @
'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
  • B Missouri Botanical Garden
World Flora Online consortium
World Flora Online Data. 2018.
  • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
International Union for Conservation of Nature
IUCN 2016. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2016-2
  • D See IUCN Terms and conditions of use