Prumnopitys andina

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Noun1.Prumnopitys andina - South American evergreen tree or shrub
genus Prumnopitys, Prumnopitys - mostly dioecious evergreen conifers; leaves are softer than in Podocarpus
conifer, coniferous tree - any gymnospermous tree or shrub bearing cones
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& Ramirez, C.--2010--The lleuque forests of South Central Chile: a phytosociological study and syntaxonomical classification within South American temperate forests--Laza roa 31: 85-98.
Recent studies confirmed by experts such as Hechenleitner & al., (2005) suggest that the lleuque is geographically an extremely restricted coniferous tree, after only the pehuen (Araucaria araucana) and the alerce (Fitzroya cupressoides), the most restricted of all.
More than two decades ago, one of the authors proposed an association characterized by the lleuque. In a phytosociological synthesis, Ramirez & Figueroa (1985) suggested the association named Prumnopito-Nothofagetum obliquae nomen nudum, which was basically characterized by the occurrence of Chilean oaks associated with these coniferous trees.
Aware of the content vacuum around the nomen nudum status, we took up the topic again and carried out a number of releves in order to properly define the floristic composition, map the chorological distribution and determine the bioclimatic preferences, dynamic aspects and possible exploitation of these wood formations where lleuque occurs.