The Gymnosperm Database

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Branch of a tree growing in native habitat [© Simon G. Haberle] (Haberle and Bennett 1999).

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Tree growing in habitat [Rick Fencl].

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Foliage on a tree in habitat [Rick Fencl].

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Mature tree in habitat [Rick Fencl].

 

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Conservation status 2010: protocol 2.3, needs updating

Podocarpus nubigenus

Lindley 1851

Common names

Mañio macho.

Taxonomic notes

Syn.: Nageia nubigena (Lindl.) F. Muell. 1876.

Description

Distribution and Ecology

Southern Chile and Argentina (Farjon 1998, Haberle and Bennett 1999). Based on data from 14 collection localities, it grows at elevations of 430 ±380 m. Within its range, mean annual temperature is 8.5°C, with an average minimum in the coldest month of 1.8°C, and a mean annual precipitation of 2160 mm (Biffin et al. 2011, Table S5). Hardy to Zone 7 (cold hardiness limit between -17.7°C and -12.2°C) (Bannister and Neuner 2001).

Big tree

Oldest

Dendrochronology

Ethnobotany

Observations

Remarks

Citations

Haberle, Simon and Keith Bennett. 1999. Late Quaternary Environmental Dynamics of Southwestern Chile. http://www.arts.monash.edu.au/ges/who/haberle/chile/chile1.html, accessed 2000.02.02, now defunct.

See also

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