Araucaria araucana

Araucaria araucana
Monkey's puzzle Mon"key's puz"zle (Bot.) A lofty coniferous Chilian tree ({Araucaria araucana}, formerly {Araucaria imbricata}), the branches of which are so crowded and intertwisted ``as to puzzle a monkey to climb.'' It is also called {monkey puzzle} and {monkey puzzle tree}. The edible nuts are over an inch long, and are called pi[~n]on by the Chilians. [1913 Webster]

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