The Parent order is - Pinales
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Woody Family Araucariaceae

Data on a chosen woody family known under an order

Common Names - Araucaria FamilySynonyms -
Authority - Henkel & W. Hochst.Total Number of genera - 3
Gymnosperm or Angiosperm? - GymnospermTotal Number of species - 40
Plant forms - Trees (conifers)
World Distribution - Distributed largely in the southern hemisphere. By far the greatest diversity is in New Caledonia (18 species), with others in Australia, Argentina, New Zealand, Chile and Malesia. Usually dominant trees, often the largest species in the forest; the largest is Araucaria hunsteinii, reported to 89 m tall in New Guinea, with several other species reaching 5065 m tall
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Woody Genera of Araucariaceae

Each link leads to more information on the chosen botanical families

1 - Agathis.
2 - Araucaria.
3 - Dammara = Agathis.
4 - Wollemia.




End of Listing Woody Families of Araucariaceae