Araucaria brasiliana A.Rich

Photo credit: Original from Descr. Pinus courtesy of Biodiversity Heritage Library - (provided by Missouri Botanical Garden) modified to provide labels.

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Family: Araucariaceae

Genus: Araucaria

History: 

Published in Dict. Class. Hist. Nat. 1: 512 in 1822. Also published in Descr. Pinus v.2 t.5 p.12 in 1824 and in ed.3 #53 in 1932 Baron Langsdorff the Russian Consul General in the Brazils was so kind as to send me some years ago a few seeds of the Brazilian Pine, from which I was fortunate in raising one plant, which is now eight feet high and very luxuriant.

Synonym of Araucaria angustifolia (Bertol.) Kuntze


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