1. Family: Araucariaceae Henkel & W.Hochst.
    1. Genus: Araucaria Juss.
      1. Araucaria cunninghamii Mudie

        This species is accepted, and its native range is New Guinea to E. Australia.

    [EDGE]

    Forest, F. et al. 2018. Gymnosperms on the EDGE. Scientific Reports 8: 6053. doi:10.1038/s41598-018-24365-4.

    Conservation
    Araucaria cunninghamii is rated as Least Concerned (LC) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of -6.5, which places it in position 686 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 30.14, ranked 30. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    New Guinea, New South Wales, Queensland

    Introduced into:

    Mauritius

    Araucaria cunninghamii Mudie appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Lapostolle, M. [8] 29035.000

    First published in Pict. Australia: 133 (1829)

    Accepted by

    • Farjon, A. (2010). A handbook of the world's Conifers 1: 1-526. BRILL, Leiden, Boston.
    • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Bosser, J. & al. (eds.) (1997). Flore des Mascareignes 27-30bis: 1. IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris.
    • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Farjon, A. (2010). A handbook of the world's Conifers 1: 1-526. BRILL, Leiden, Boston.
    • Bosser, J. & al. (eds.) (1997). Flore des Mascareignes 27-30bis: 1. IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris.

    Sources

    EDGE Gymnosperms
    EDGE of Existence (Gymnosperms)
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0