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Araucaria, Pehuen, Pewen

Araucaria araucana

$5000 + IVA

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Description

It is an endemic tree species that can be found in the center-south of Chile, being distributed in very restricted areas of the Andes mountain range and, to a lesser extent, in the Chilean Coastal Range.

State of conservation

Vu

Division

Pinophyta

Order

Pinewoods

Family

Araucariaceae

Foliar regimen

Perennial

Growth

Height Up to 50 meters, trunk of more than 2 meters in diameter.

Blooming time
Flower color

Height Up to 50 meters, trunk of more than 2 meters in diameter.

Sun exposure

Medium shade intolerant.

Temperature

Grows in temperatures between -20ºC and 30ºC.

Hydric regimen

It is distributed in areas with annual rainfall between 600 and 4500 mm.     

Type of soil

It grows in clay or volcanic, rocky and sandy soils with good drainage.

Uses

Ornamental, wood and seeds (food value).

Distribution

In Chile, from the Biobío region to the Araucanía region, in a few patches in the northern Andean limit of Los Ríos region and in the coastal mountain range of Nahuelbuta, between 600 and 1700 m.a.s.l.

Habitat and association

In the Andes it associates with nothofagus dombeyi, nothofagus antarctica, nothofagus pumiio, nothofagus obliqua and nothofagus alpina. in the Nahuelbuta mountain range it associates with nothofagus dombeyi, eucryphia cordifolia, weinmannia trichosperma and laurelia sempervirens.

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