Dacrydium x suprinii NIMSCH
- I General introduction to the field of research
- II Introduction [A] - The Genus of Dacrydium
- II Introduction [B] - The Species of Dacrydium araucarioides
- II Introduction [C] - The Species of Dacrydium guillauminii
- II Introduction [D] - Dacrydium x suprinii, a Natural Hybrid
- III Etymology
- IV Conservation status
- V Relationships
- VI Discussion
- VII Acknowledgements
- VIII Bibliography
- Alle Seiten
II. Introduction [B]
B 1 Taxonomy of the species Dacrydium araucarioides BRONGN. et GRISEB.
The species Dacrydium araucarioides was initially described in 1866, viz. in the Bull. Soc. Bot. France 13:426 and in the Ann. Sci. Nat. Paris sér. 5,6:244.
Last revisions on the genus were made by D.J. DE LAUBENFELS in 1969 and by C.J. QUINN in 1982.
B 2 Distribution
Dacrydium araucarioides is distributed in the south and east of New Caledonia from sea level up to 1000 m altitude.
B 3 Description
Dacrydium araucarioides is a small tree growing 3-7 m high.
Needles of juvenile twigs are lineal, loosely and all-around upright arranged, round about 1 cm long and reddish in colour during shoot.
During maturation the tips of branches with seeds get purple and succulent.