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Araucaria cunninghamii (PROSEA)

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<big>''[[Araucaria cunninghamii]]'' Aiton ex D. Don</big>
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:Protologue: Lambert, Pinus ed. 2, 3: t. 79 (1837).
== Synonyms ==
*''Araucaria'' ''beccarii'' Warb. (1900).
== Vernacular names ==
== Observations ==
*A very large, symmetrical tree up to 60(-70) m tall, bole straight, cylindrical and self-pruning up to 40 m high and up to 200 cm in diameter, leaf-bearing twigs all along the length of the branches; leaves .*Leaves lanceolate to triangular, curved with the pointed apices directed slightly inwards, green or glaucous, juvenile leaves acicular; pollen .*Pollen cones up to 8 cm long, mature .*Mature seed cone terminal, 6-10 cm × 5-8 cm, with spiny, winged cone scales; seed .*Seed triangular, 20-30 mm × 9-10 mm excluding the membraneous wings.  Two varieties are distinguished: var. ''papuana'' Lauterb. occurring in New Guinea, var. ''cunninghamii'' in Australia. ''A. cunninghamii'' occurs most often in submontane ''Fagaceae'' forest on leached soils up to 2750(-4000) m altitude. The density of the wood is about 530 kg/m<sup>3</sup>at 12% moisture content. See also the table on wood properties.
== Selected sources ==
66, 105, 111, 161, 163, 205, 208, 209, 210, 285, 286, 287, 301, 326, 359, 362, 530, 577, 652, 688, 705, 748, 765, 776, 808.
 
== Main genus page ==
 
*[[Araucaria (PROSEA)|''Araucaria'']]
 
== Authors ==
 
*F. Arentz (general part, selection of species)
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