Araucaria araucana


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Noun1.Araucaria araucana - large Chilean evergreen conifer having intertwined branches and bearing edible nuts
araucaria - any of several tall South American or Australian trees with large cones and edible seeds
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Much less attention has been paid to small mammals in forests of the ancient conifer, Araucaria araucana (Araucariaceae).
Native to Chile and western Argentina, the first plants of Araucaria araucana arrived in Britain in 1850.
(Most worrying example of mad tree-love - me.) Gavin and his And in the Beautifullest Conifer category - Araucaria araucana. Or the Monkey Puzzle tree.
Issues such as invasive roots, shade, falling branches, falling leaves and Tree Preservation Orders are common topics of conversation that put people off planting trees and yet I still see huge Monkey Puzzle (Araucaria araucana ) and Blue Cedars (Cedrus atlantica glauca) specimens within two metres (6ft) of house windows and tree-like Leyland Cypress (x Cupressocyparis leylandii) hedges blocking the light from lounge windows.
Another exotic candidate which provides a strong architectural symmetrical shape is the monkey puzzle (Araucaria araucana), with its long, deep green bristly branches.
Huge blue cedars struggle with two highly distinctive monkey puzzle trees (araucaria araucana), thought to be more than 150-years-old, to draw the eye through a maze of colour and texture provided by the less imposing magnolia trees, white poplars (populus alba), beautifully manicured oaks and horse chestnut trees.
The gardens feature the oddly named Monkey Puzzle Tree, otherwise known as the Araucaria araucana.
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