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Taxon: Araucaria araucana (Molina) K. Koch

 
Genus: Araucaria
Family: Araucariaceae
Nomen number: 3834
Place of publication: Dendrologie 2(2):206. 1873
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 04-Nov-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 9 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

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:
  • Human food:
  • Materials: wood (timber)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, [Neuquén, Río Negro] Chile [Biobío, La Araucanía, Los Lagos]


    Cultivated



    Southern America
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Chile


References:

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

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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=3834. Accessed 22 October 2019.