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Trees of SN College Chempazhanthy:

Araucaria heterophylla (Salisb.) Franco.
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Synonym: Entassa heterophylla Salisb.
Sub Family Araucariaceae
Local Names: Norfolk Island pine, House pine, Australian pine

Flowering and fruiting period: Not specified

Distribution: Australia to Polynesia

Habitat: Grown as ornamental tree

Uses: Edible seeds, Christmas tree, bowl carving Timber used for wood-turning and crafts-making

Key Characters: Conical (young) trees upto 30 m. Branches whorled, horizontal or pendent; branchlets mostly distichous, horizontal or drooping. Juvenile leaves awl-shaped, incurved, 4-angular, apex sharp pointed; leaves on older stems broadly lanceolate or ovate, dorsally flattened.