Nothofagus macrocarpa

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Nothofagus macrocarpa
Chile, Cerro El Roble, bosque de Nothofagus macrocarpa (27176753572).jpg
Nothofagus macrocarpa forest
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Fagales
Family: Nothofagaceae
Genus: Nothofagus
Species: N. macrocarpa
Binomial name
Nothofagus macrocarpa

Lophozonia macrocarpa
Fagus obliqua var. macrocarpa

Nothofagus macrocarpa, commonly known as roble de Santiago or Santiago's oak, is a deciduous tree or shrub in the Nothofagaceae family that is endemic to the mountains of central Chile. It is sometimes regarded as a subspecies of Nothofagus obliqua.[1] N. macrocarpa proposed to be renamed Lophozonia macrocarpa in 2013.[2]


  1. ^ "Nothofagus macrocarpa". Enciclopedia de la Flora Chilena. Retrieved 15 February 2015.
  2. ^ HEENAN, PETER B.; SMISSEN, ROB D. (2013). "Revised circumscription of Nothofagus and recognition of the segregate genera Fuscospora, Lophozonia, and Trisyngyne (Nothofagaceae)". Phytotaxa. 146 (1): 131. doi:10.11646/phytotaxa.146.1.1. Retrieved 31 May 2015.