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Monkey Puzzle

Araucaria araucana (Molina) K. Koch

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Araucaria araucana (Monkey Puzzle) is a species of tree in the family Araucariaceae. It has a self-supporting growth form. It is listed as endangered by IUCN and in CITES Appendix I. It has simple, broad leaves. It is a photoautotroph. Individuals can grow to 39 m.

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  • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/CITES_I
  • Definition: Appendix I lists species that are the most endangered among CITES-listed animals and plants. They are threatened with extinction and CITES prohibits international trade in specimens of these species except when the purpose of the import is not commercial, for instance for scientific research. In these exceptional cases, trade may take place provided it is authorized by the granting of both an import permit and an export permit (or re-export certificate). Article VII of the Convention provides for a number of exemptions to this general prohibition.
  • Source: https://www.speciesplus.net/#/taxon_concepts/25968/legal
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Monkey Puzzle