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Roble Nothofagus obliqua (Fagaceae) HEIGHT to 30m <br />
More delicate in appearance than Rauli. BARK Silvery grey with curling plates. BRANCHES Slender, ascending branches and pendent shoots on upper crown. Has finer twigs than Rauli; these branch in a regular, alternate pattern. LEAVES 7–11 pairs of veins (compared with Rauli’s 15–22) and a wavy margin. REPRODUCTIVE PARTS Flowers grow in leaf axils and fruits are 4-lobed hairy capsules. STATUS AND DISTRIBUTION Native of Chile and W Argentina; grown here for ornament, occasionally for timber.
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Roble Nothofagus obliqua (Fagaceae) HEIGHT to 30m
More delicate in appearance than Rauli. BARK Silvery grey with curling plates. BRANCHES Slender, ascending branches and pendent shoots on upper crown. Has finer twigs than Rauli; these branch in a regular, alternate pattern. LEAVES 7–11 pairs of veins (compared with Rauli’s 15–22) and a wavy margin. REPRODUCTIVE PARTS Flowers grow in leaf axils and fruits are 4-lobed hairy capsules. STATUS AND DISTRIBUTION Native of Chile and W Argentina; grown here for ornament, occasionally for timber.

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Date: 3 Jul 2013
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