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Araucaria columnaris (G. Forst.) Hook.
New Caledonia tree

Araucaria columnaris
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Family: Araucariaceae

Group: Gymnosperm

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Tree

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Pacific Islands (New Caledonia).

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Cultivated Only

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Present

FLORIDA KEYS Native Status: Not Native, Cultivated Only

Map of select IRC data for the Florida Keys

Florida Keys History and Distribution: Not reported for the Florida Keys by John Kunkel Small in 1913. This is sparingly cultivated in the Florida Keys.

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Araucaria columnaris has been reported from the following 2 conservation areas in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
Dry Tortugas National Park Presumed Extirpated Not Native, Cultivated Only
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only






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Araucaria columnaris
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr