Araucaria muelleri

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Araucaria muelleri
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Pinophyta
Class: Pinopsida
Order: Pinales
Family: Araucariaceae
Genus: Araucaria
Species: A. muelleri
Binomial name
Araucaria muelleri
Carriere Brongn. & Gris
Synonyms
  • Eutacta muelleri Carrière

Araucaria muelleri is a species of conifer in the Araucariaceae family. It is a medium size tree, 10–25 meters in height. It is found only in New Caledonia, in several sites in the far south of Grande Terre, the main island.

Conservation[edit]

The species is threatened by habitat loss, with both forest fires and nickel mining activities posing ongoing threats to the remaining populations, although some stands of trees are located within protected national park areas.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Thomas, P. (2010). "Araucaria muelleri". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2010: e.T30986A9588263. Retrieved 12 May 2016. 
  2. ^ Araucaria muelleri The Gymnosperm Database