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Paraná pine

Araucaria angustifolia

Description:

It is native to southern Brazil (also found in high-altitude areas of southern Minas Gerais, southern Rio de Janeiro and in the east and south of São Paulo, but more typically in the states of Paraná, Santa Catarina and Rio Grande do Sul). Growing in low mountains at altitudes of 500–1,800 meters above sea level. The seeds, similar to large pine nuts, are edible, and are extensively harvested in southern Brazil (Paraná, Santa Catarina and Rio Grande do Sul states).

Habitat:

Atlantic Forest (Araucaria moist forests)


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JeanWickertThums
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JeanWickertThums

SC, Brazil

Lat: -26.97, Long: -53.53

Spotted on Mar 22, 2017
Submitted on Mar 22, 2017

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