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Conservation status

Prumnopitys montana

(Humb. et Bonpl. ex Willd.) de Laubenfels 1978

Common names

Chaquiro (Mill and Quinn 2001).

Taxonomic notes

Syn. (Farjon 1998):

Description

Distribution and Ecology

Colombia, Ecuador, N Peru and W Venezuela (Farjon 1998).

Zone 10 (cold hardiness limit between -1°C and +4.4°C) (Bannister and Neuner 2001).

Big tree

Oldest

Dendrochronology

Ethnobotany

Observations

Remarks

Citations

Mill, R.R. and C.J. Quinn. 2001. Prumnopitys andina reinstated as the correct name for "lleuque", the Chilean conifer recently renamed P. spicata (Podocarpaceae). Taxon 50(4):1143-1154.

See also

Nieto, V. M. and J. Rodriguez. 2003. Podocarpus montanus. Species description in the Tropical Tree Seed Manual. Available http://www.rngr.net/Publications/ttsm/Folder.2003-07-11.4726 (accessed 2007.08.31).

Last Modified 2012-11-23