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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 museum will still have a monkey puzzle tree, as in the 1980s then curator Elizabeth Conran planted a specimen next to the original.
CHILD'S PLAY Lorraine Kirkwood with children at Monkey Puzzle Nursery and After School Centre in Glasgow
They request forgiveness for getting "a little harsh with the monkey puzzle tree."
heterophylla) and shapelier than the prickly monkey puzzle (A.
THEATRE Tiddler & Other Terrific Tales Under the sea, out on the farm and into the jungle, these tales are woven together with music, puppetry and a host of colourful characters from Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's well-loved books Tiddler, Monkey Puzzle, The Smartest Giant in Town and A Squash and a Squeeze.
Their best-seller list includes Stick Man, Monkey Puzzle, The Gruffalo, Zog and Snail and the Whale.
The front gardens are mainly laid to lawn with mature plants and bushes and a large central monkey puzzle tree.
TOMORROW LUDLOW: 2.00 Azzuri, 2.30 Ozzy Thomas, 3.00 Breaking Bits, 3.30 Wishfull Dreaming, 4.00 NOCHE DE REYES (NAP), 4.30 Monkey Puzzle, 5.00 Flying Verse.
To me that seems very exotic and yet the species it has given to us are so familiar - for example the highly distinctive Monkey Puzzle Tree.
Molly and Jago said: "We found out about trees and we learnt lots of facts." Their favourite tree was the monkey puzzle tree.
In which continent did the Monkey Puzzle tree originate?
Monkey puzzle SO called because even a monkey could not puzzle climbing it.