Description and images of Austrocedrus chilensis (Ciprés de la cordillera, Cedro ), a native Chilean plant, provided by the supplier of native exotic Chilean. Learn more about the Chilean cedar – with amazing Chilean cedar photos and facts on Arkive. Austrocedrus chilensis (D. Don) Pic. Serm. & Bizzarri Show All Show Tabs Chilean cedar. Image of Austrocedrus chilensis. General Information. Symbol: AUCH.

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Use substrates with good drainage and slighly acid substrates. Monograph of Cupressaceae and Sciadopitys. However, as browsing reduces the abundance of S. Andean hillstar Oreotrochilus estella. Impacts of introduced ajstrocedrus herbivores on Austrocedrus chilensis forests in northern Patagonia, Argentina. Fire frequency peaked in the late nineteenth-century due to widespread burning and clearing of forests by European settlers late in the century.

Where the preferred browse species, Schinus patagonicusis abundant, Austrocedrus is less influenced by browsing.

Chilean cedar biology A slow-growing species, individual Chilean cedars as old as years have been documented 5. Forest Ecology and Management 3: Chilean cedar Austrocedrus chilensis.

Help us share the wonders of the natural world. It has reddish-brown bark and scaly leaves 4. Somewhat dry areas where the drought may last 3 – 5 months. Chilean cedar conservation At present, there are few specific conservation measures in place for the Chilean cedar.


Humid areas, with almost constant rainfall. Subsequently, fire frequency declined dramatically about due to the cessation of intentional fires and has remained low due to increasingly effective fire exclusion.

If you are interested in purchasing seeds of this or similar species, please go to our On-line Seeds Shop. A slow-growing species, individual Chilean cedars as old as years have been documented 5. Species Topics Bookstore Links Contact.

Austrocedrus – Wikipedia

Recently, old chronologies were used to develop austrocderus long reconstruction of drought severity in central Chile Lequesne et al. Leaves scale-like, lateral leaves much longer than facial ones, thick, curving inwards at the pointed apex, facial leaves blunt, with an indistinct gland on the upper surface and whitish bands on the lower surface.

In the present study, sites characterized by heavy browsing also have a high cover of spiny shrubs Berberis spp.

Image of Austrocedrus chilensis. If you are interested in using these photographs The Gymnosperm Database November, http: Share this image — Hide sharing chilensid. Glossary Afforestation The establishment of forest by natural succession progressive changes in the vegetation over time or by the planting of trees on land where they did not grow formerly.

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Austrocdrus is a dioecious conifer, so individuals either produce male pollen cones or female seed cones. This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. Chlensis of Biogeography Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 69 1: Remember that you can avoid it by planting the seeds in autumn and exposing them to natural cold stratification.


The Chilean cedar is a conifer with a very straight, column-like appearance 2. It may NOT be used within Apps.

More photos 4 of Austrocedrus chilensis D. Due to limited seed dispersal of these tree species, the spatial configuration of remnant forest chilensie plays a key role in subsequent changes in landscape pattern.

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Plants Profile for Austrocedrus chilensis (Chilean cedar)

About 3 Cupressaceae in Austrocedurs and 3 in our data base. Climate change may also cause prolonged periods of water stress and drought, with as yet unknown effects on the Chilean cedar Sign up to our newsletter Get the latest wild news direct to your inbox. The Global Trees Campaign: