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Noun1.Araucariaceae - tall evergreen cone-bearing trees of South America and Australia with broad leathery leavesAraucariaceae - tall evergreen cone-bearing trees of South America and Australia with broad leathery leaves; in some classifications included in the Pinaceae
gymnosperm family - a family of gymnosperms
Coniferales, order Coniferales - profusely branching and chiefly evergreen trees and some shrubs having narrow or needlelike leaves
Wollemi pine - newly discovered (1994) pine thought to have been long extinct; Australia; genus and species names not yet assigned
genus Araucaria - a genus of the araucaria family
Agathis, genus Agathis - kauri pine
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The microsporophylls within this compact structure are peltate or apically thickened, a distinctive feature of the Taxaceae and the Cephalotaxaceae but also present in the Araucariaceae. The sporangiophores or stalks may be lacking and a lamina or leafy component may or may not be present.
Some palynological observations of Taxaceae, Cupressaceae and Araucariaceae. J.
P Aquifoliaceae Ilex aumosa Reissek P Araliaceae Oreopanax fitlvits Marchai F Araucariaceae Araucaria angiistifolia (Bertol.) Kuntze P Arecaceae Syagriis romanzoffiana (Cham.) Glassman P Asparagaceae Cordyline spectabilis Kunth & Bouche P Asteraceae Piptocarpha angiistifolia Dusen P Vernonanthiira discolor (Spreng.) H.Rob.
The same applies to ruminate storage tissues of gymnospermous seeds, as reported for Araucariaceae (Coulter & Chamberlain, 1910), Gnetaceae (Schnarf, 1933), Phyllocladaceae (Coulter & Chamberlain, 1910), Taxaceae (Oliver, 1902; Coulter & Land, 1905; Lotsy, 1911), and, less pronounced, Cupressaceae, Ephedraceae, and Cephalotaxaceae (Tamamshjan, 1951).
Axial parenchyma is absent in some species of Araucaria and Agathis (Greguss, 1955) and Wollemia (Heady et al., 2002) of the Araucariaceae. In Pinaceae, axial parenchyma is uncommon in Picea and Pin us (except around secretory canals) and in some species of Abies.
Mantovani, "Inferring population trends of Araucaria angustifolia (Araucariaceae) using a transition matrix model in an old-growth forest," Southern Forests, vol.