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monkey puzzle

a South American coniferous tree, Araucaria araucana, having branches shaped like a candelabrum and stiff sharp leaves: family Araucariaceae
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The monkey puzzle is "dioecious", which means each tree will only have all-male or all-female cones on them - not a mixture of both.
Monkey puzzle trees are native to Chile and Argentina and are sometimes described as 'living fossils' because of the age of the species.
There is also another monkey puzzle tree in the park, and county council staff are monitoring its condition closely.
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A LARGE monkey puzzle tree, nearly 60ft high, crashed to the ground in a Coventry park yards from a footpath.
What they desperately want in Chile is Monkey Puzzle trees.
He pointed out some of the trees - the Asian magnolia, the Chilean monkey puzzle tree.
The dinosaurs will be seen munching among unique specimens include cypress-like conifer mangroves, giant bromeliads, descendants of the first true flowers, giant horsetail ferns, monkey puzzle trees and parasol trees -- an exotic looking member of the chocolate family.
Barbara Cathey, 40, a team leader from Lobley Hill, said: "My nineyear-old and three-year-old both love Monkey Puzzle by Julia Donaldson.
ADRIAN CIESLEWICZ NEEDS TO PROVE A POINT: Oh, the enigma wrapped in a paradox up a Monkey puzzle tree that is Adrian Cieslewicz.
They did Stick Man before but this is my dream come true because, although it is called Tiddler, it has four books including The Smartest Giant in Town, Monkey Puzzle and A Squash and a Squeeze, so they don't have to expand anything.
Ask Clive Q Q I have collected seeds from a monkey puzzle tree.