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  Araucaria heterophylla
 
  Family: ARAUCARIACEAE
  Citation:  Araucaria heterophylla (Salisb.) Franco, Anais Inst. Super. Agron. 19: 11. 1952. Entassa heterophylla Salisb., Trans. Linn. Soc. London 8: 316. 1807. Araucaria excelsa (Lamb.) R. Br. in Ait.f., Hort. Kew. (ed. 2) 5: 412. 1813.
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  Description: Conical(young) trees to 30 m. Branches whorled, horizontal or pendent; branchlets mostly distichous, horizontal or drooping. Juvenile leaves awl-shaped, to 1.2 x 0.1 cm, incurved, 4-angular, apex sharp pointed; leaves on older stems broadly lanceolate or ovate, 0.6 x 0.4 cm, dorsally flattened.
  Habit: Tree
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  District(s): All Districts
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  Habitat: Grown as ornamental tree
  Distribution: Australia to Polynesia
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
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  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: ,g,
  Exotic: Yes
  Garden: Yes
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
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