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Cuesta Las Raices | Araucaria trees and Volcán Lonquimay

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Araucaria araucana (monkey puzzle tree, pehuén) is a very particular representative of the southern conifers. The species is very old and therefore often called a living fossil. It is native to a relatively small area in the Andes of the Sur Chico of Chile and adjacent Argentina. Volcán Lonquimay (2865 m) is shown in the background.

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on Sunday 16 April 2006 by Martin Mergili
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