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Taxon: Araucaria cunninghamii Mudie

Genus: Araucaria
Family: Araucariaceae
Nomen number: 3837
Place of publication: Pict. Australia 133, 148. 1829 "cunninghami" (A. Cunningham in A. B. Lambert, Descr. Pinus ed. 3, 2:unnumbered pages. 1832; R. Sweet, Hort. brit. ed. 2:475. 1830, nom. nud.)
Link to protologue:
  • • lack of valid publication in Sweet (1830) verified from original literature
  • • valid publication by Mudie verified from original literature
Name Verified on: 27-Apr-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 5 (3 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; revegetator
  • Materials: wood (fide F Males; Pl Res SEAs 5(1):113. 1993)

Distributional Range:


    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea

    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [New South Wales (n.e.), Queensland (e.)]


    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Cote D'Ivoire, Nigeria
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar, Mauritius

    • CHINA: China (s.)

    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
    • INDO-CHINA: Thailand
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines

    • AUSTRALIA: Australia (e.)


    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica


  1. Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. 1963-1968. Flora of Java. Note: lists as Araucaria cunninghamii Sweet
  2. Boutelje, J. B. 1980. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature Note: lists as Araucaria cunninghamii Sweet
  3. Erhardt, W. et al. 2000. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 16. Auflage Note: lists as Araucaria cunninghamii Sweet
  4. Farjon, A. 1998. World checklist and bibliography of conifers Note: lists as Araucaria cunninghamii Aiton ex D. Don
  5. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Araucaria+cunninghamii&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  6. Francis, W. D. & G. M. Chippendale. 1970. Australian rain-forest trees Note: lists as Araucaria cunninghamii Aiton ex D. Don
  7. George, A. S., ed. 1980-. Flora of Australia. Note: lists as Araucaria cunninghamii Aiton ex A. Cunn.
  8. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  9. Harden, G. J., ed. 1990-1993. Flora of New South Wales. Note: lists as Araucaria cunninghamii Aiton ex D. Don
  10. Hnatiuk, R. J. 1990. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. Note: lists as Araucaria cunninghamii Cunn
  11. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening Note: lists as Araucaria cunninghamii D. Don
  12. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  13. Krüssmann, G. 1985. Manual of cultivated conifers (English translation of Die Nadelgeholze, ed. 2. 1983) Note: lists as Araucaria cunninghamii D. Don
  14. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third. Note: lists as Araucaria cunninghamii D. Don
  15. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  16. Smith, A. C. 1979-1991. Flora vitiensis nova. Note: lists as Araucaria cunninghamii Aiton ex D. Don
  17. Soerianegara, I. & R. H. M. J. Lemmens, eds. 1993. Timber trees: major commercial timbers. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 5(1):113. Note: lists as Araucaria cunninghamii Aiton ex D. Don
  18. Stanley, T. D. & E. M. Ross. 1983-1989. Flora of south-eastern Queensland. Note: lists as Araucaria cunninghamii Aiton ex D. Don
  19. Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. 1948-. Flora malesiana. Note: lists as Araucaria cunninghamii Aiton ex D. Don
  20. Walker, E. 1976. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands. Note: lists as Araucaria cunninghamii Sweet
  21. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).
  22. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource). Note: lists as Araucaria cunninghamii Aiton ex D. Don

Check other web resources for Araucaria cunninghamii Mudie :

  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • On-line Flora of Zimbabwe:
  • 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 cunninghamii 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=3837. Accessed 15 December 2019.