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Araucaria bidwillii

Family Name: Araucariaceae
Common Name: Bunya-bunya Pine, Bunya Bunya, Monkey Puzzle
Full Sun: 6-8h Moderate Water Herb & Spice Tree


Family Name
Genus Epithet
Species Epithet
Name Status (botanical)
Common Names

Classifications and Characteristics

Plant Growth Form Tree


Native Distribution Northeastern Australia

Description and Ethnobotany

Ethnobotanical Uses Food (Herb and Spice)

Plant Care and Propagation

Light Preference Full Sun
Water Preference Moderate Water


Mature Foliage Colour(s) Green
Leaf Area Index (LAI) for Green Plot Ratio 3.0 (Tree - Intermediate Canopy)

Image Repository



Master ID 1427
Species ID 2720
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Species record last updated on: 20 April 2020.