family Araucariaceae


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Noun1.family Araucariaceae - tall evergreen cone-bearing trees of South America and Australia with broad leathery leavesfamily Araucariaceae - 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 unique aspect of species belonging to the family araucariaceae is that the orthotropic stems with their bud traces, and the plagiotropic branches with their bud traces, remain permanently orthotropic and plagiotropic, respectively, regardless of any orientation or treatment imposed on them [17].
Wood with these features is classified as Araucarioxylon, a very common Triassic-Recent form genus, which bears a close similarity to the woods of the extant conifer family Araucariaceae (Greguss 1972).