Fitzroya cupressoides

This is the only species; see Fitzroya genus page.

Cones and foliage from the ancient Alerce Fitzroya which is a national treasure in Chile.
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"Alerce milenario". Parque Nacional Los Alerces
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Branch of Fitzroya cupressoides. Picture taken in Los Alerces National Park (Chubut province, Argentina)
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Botanical specimen in the Palmengarten, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
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In earlier times Fitzroya wood was highly valued in Alerce and shingles of Fitzroya for roofs and siding were used as currency called “real de alerce”
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Fitzroya cupressoides, Lago Cisne, Chubut, Argentina
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The Alerce Fitzroya is believed to be the world's second oldest living organism and a national treasure in Chile
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