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This genus is accepted, and its native range is New Guinea to SW. Pacific, SE. & S. Brazil to S. Central Chile.
Araucaria heterophylla left, A. columnaris right.

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Argentina South, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Chile Central, Chile South, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New South Wales, Norfolk Is., Paraguay, Queensland

Introduced into:

Ascension, Cook Is., Ethiopia, Great Britain, Mauritius, New Zealand North, Réunion, Tokelau-Manihiki

Araucaria Juss. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Gen. Pl.: 413 (1789)

Accepted by

  • Farjon, A. (2010). A handbook of the world's Conifers 1: 1-526. BRILL, Leiden, Boston.
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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