The Gymnosperm Database


P. lambertii growing to left of Araucaria angustifolia in Brazil [Márcio Renato Guimarães].


Epiphytes in P. lambertii. These trees support a lot of epiphytes. This tree includes 3 species of ferns, 3 of bromeliads and 1 orchid (Guimaraes, 2001) [Márcio Renato Guimarães].


Distribution based on georeferenced herbarium data (Ceccantini 2007).


Distribution map (source unknown).


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Conservation status 2010: protocol 3.1

Podocarpus lambertii

Klotzsch ex Endlicher 1847

Common names

Pinheiro bravo (Marcio Renato Guimaraes e-mail 2001.04.24).

Taxonomic notes

Syn.: Nageia lambertii (Klotzsch ex Endl.) F. Muell. 1876 (Farjon 1998).


Distribution and Ecology

Argentina, Brazil: Bahia, Minas Gerais (Farjon 1998). Based on data from 10 collection localities, it grows at elevations of 890 ±410 m. Within its range, mean annual temperature is 17.4°C, with an average minimum in the coldest month of 8.4°C, and a mean annual precipitation of 1480 mm (Biffin et al. 2011, Table S5). Zone 10 (cold hardiness limit between -1°C and +4.4°C) (Bannister and Neuner 2001).

The IUCN reports that this species' overall population status is declining.

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It can be found growing with Podocarpus sellowii and Araucaria angustifolia in Campos do Jordão State Park in São Paulo State (22.7333°S, 43.7333°W) at elevations of ca. 1800 meters (Sousa et al. 2004).



Ceccantini, Gregório, Universidade da São Paulo, Instituto de Biociencias, São Paulo, Brasil. E-mail, 2007.08.02.

Sousa, V.A., I.P. Robinson and H.H. Hattemer. 2004. Variation and Population Structure at Enzyme Gene Loci in Araucaria angustifolia (Bert.) O. Ktze. Silvae Genetica 53(1):12-19.

See also

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