Araucaria Juss.
  • Gen. Pl. 413. 1789.

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2021): Araucaria Juss. Published on the Internet; Accessed on: 24 Jun 2021'

General Information

Trees monoecious, occasionally dioecious; branches whorled or almost so; winter buds small. Leaves spirally arranged, needlelike to broadly ovate or triangular, varied in shape and size even on same tree. Pollen cones axillary or terminal on branchlets, cylindric, ovoid, or ellipsoid; microsporophylls densely arranged. Seed cones erect, ellipsoid, or ovoid to subglobose; ovulate scales ligulate; bracts of mature cones large, woody, distal part thickened, distal margin sharply and transversely ridged, apex reflexed or upcurved, pointed; seed scales adnate with bracts in basal, seed-bearing part, detached in apical part, sometimes thickened and exposed. Seeds connate with bracts, sometimes with 2 apparent lateral wings formed from bract. Cotyledons usually 2, occasionally 4. Germination hypogeal or epigeal.

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    Araucaria bidwillii Hook., London J. Bot. 2: 503. 1843.

    Arboles muy grandes; copa de las plantas aisladas y jóvenes de forma cónica y simétrica, de las plantas viejas asimétricas; plantas generalmente dioicas. Hojas lanceoladas, aplanadas y rígidas, hasta 5 cm de largo y 5 mm de ancho. Conos en las ramas superiores, elípticos o globosos, hasta 30 cm de largo y 22 cm de ancho; semillas hasta 150 por cono, 5–6 cm de largo y 2.5 cm de ancho, con un ala rudimentaria.

    Introducida, cultivada; 1500 m; Seymour 2193, Stevens 21862; nativa de Queensland, Australia. Género con ca 18 especies, 13 endémicas de Nueva Caledonia, 1 de la Isla Norfolk y las restantes en Nueva Guinea, Australia y sur de Sudamérica. "Araucaria".

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    WD Stevens, CU Ulloa, A Pool and OM Montiel. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, 2001
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