Taxon: Araucaria araucana (Molina) K. Koch

 
Genus: Araucaria
Family: Araucariaceae
Nomen number: 3834
Place of publication: Dendrologie 2(2):206. 1873
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 04-Nov-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 05-Mar-2003
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • Chilean-pine  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • monkey-puzzle  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • monkey-puzzle-tree  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • araucaria de Chile  (Source: Mansf Ency) - French
  • chilenische Araukarie  (Source: Mansf Ency) - German
  • Chiletanne  (Source: Mansf Ency) - German
  • araucária-do-Chile  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • brödgran  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix I: ()
  • Environmental: ornamental ()
  • Human food: seeds ()
  • Materials: wood (timber fide Ency WTimber)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, [Neuquen, Rio Negro] Chile [Bio-Bio, La Araucania, Los Lagos]


    Cultivated



    Southern America
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Chile


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  3. CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource). (CITES Appendices)
  4. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  5. Farjon, A. World checklist and bibliography of conifers. 1998 (L Conifers)
  6. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  7. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  8. IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  9. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  10. Marticorena, C. & R. Rodriguez, eds. Flora de Chile. (F Chile)
  11. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  12. Rehder, A. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs. (Rehder)
  13. Zuloaga, F. O. & O. Morrone, eds. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de la República Argentina. I. Pteridophyta, Gymnospermae y Angiospermae (Monocotyledonae), II. Dicotyledonae. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 60, 74. (L Argent)

Check other web resources for Araucaria araucana (Molina) K. Koch :

  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • New World Fruits Database: Online database from Bioversity International
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Araucaria araucana cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=3834. Accessed 24 April 2018.