|Common Names - Araucaria Family||Synonyms -|
|Authority - Henkel & W. Hochst.||Total Number of genera - 3|
|Gymnosperm or Angiosperm? - Gymnosperm||Total 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 50–65 m tall|
|1 - Agathis.|
2 - Araucaria.
3 - Dammara = Agathis.
4 - Wollemia.