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Taxon: Austrocedrus chilensis (D. Don) Pic. Serm. & Bizzarri

Genus: Austrocedrus
Family: Cupressaceae
Nomen number: 415042
Place of publication: Webbia 32:482. 1978 (Florin & Boutelje, Acta Horti Berg. 17:29. 1954, nom. inval.)
Comment: as verified from original literature, Florin and Boutelje did not provide a full reference to the basionym, only to Libocedrus chilensis (D. Don) Endl.
Name verified on: 16-Jul-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 16-Jul-2007
No species priority site assigned.


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Economic importance:

Distributional range:

    Southern South America: Argentina - Chubut, Neuquen, Rio Negro, Tierra del Fuego; Chile - Bio-Bio, La Araucania, Los Lagos, Maule, O'Higgins, Santiago, Valparaiso


  • Farjon, A. 1998. World checklist and bibliography of conifers.
  • Farjon, A. 2005. A monograph of Cupressaceae and Sciadopitys. 456–459.
  • Marticorena, C. & R. Rodriguez, eds. 1995–. Flora de Chile.
  • Pastorino, M. J. & L. A. Gallo. 2002. Quaternary evolutionary history of Austrocedrus chilensis, a cypress native to the Andean-Patagonian forest. J. Biogeogr. 29:1167–1178.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Silba, J. 1984. An international census of the Coniferae, I. Phytologia Mem. 7:40. [lists as A. chilensis (D. Don) Florin & Boutelje; = Libocedrus chilensis (D. Don) Endl.].
  • Zuloaga, F. O. & O. Morrone, eds. 1996. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de la República Argentina. I. Pteridophyta, Gymnospermae y Angiospermae (Monocotyledonae), II. Dicotyledonae. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 60, 74., 1999


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  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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