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Araucaria heterophylla (Norfolk Island pine)

[= Araucaria excelsa]

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Gymnospermae > Coniferophyta > Araucariaceae > Genus: Araucaria

Norfolk Island pine, Arderne Gardens, Claremont, Cape Town. [photo H. Robertson, Iziko ]

Native to Norfolk Island, which is between Australia, New Zealand and New Caledonia. It is grown as a garden and street-side tree in southern African and is the most common Araucaria species in Cape Town.

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