Taxon: Araucaria araucana (Molina) K. Koch

 
Genus: Araucaria
Family: Araucariaceae
Nomen number: 3834
Place of publication: Dendrologie 2(2):206. 1873
Name Verified on: 04-Nov-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 05-Mar-2003
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 9 in National Plant Germplasm System

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 (fide Zander ed13)
  • Human food: seeds (fide Mansf Ency)
  • 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:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  • CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource). (CITES Appendices)
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  • Farjon, A. World checklist and bibliography of conifers. 1998 (L Conifers)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  • IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Marticorena, C. & R. Rodriguez, eds. Flora de Chile. 1995- (F Chile)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Rehder, A. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs. 1949 (Rehder)
  • 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. 1996, 1999 (L Argent)

Synonyms:

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.