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Monkey Puzzle Tree

Observed: 14th February 2011 By: wad25
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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Araucaria araucana (3)
Araucaria araucana (6)
Araucaria araucana (7)
Araucaria araucana (11)
Description:

Conifer, evergreen tree about 15m high with thick, tough, scaly, prickly triangular leaves. Dioecious, the spheroidal cones shown are female. The tree shown is a juvenile judging from its roughly conical shape (mature trees have umbrella shape). A species introduced from Chilean/Argentinean Andes.

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