Wollemi pine

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newly discovered (1994) pine thought to have been long extinct

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At least five genera that had a long history in New Zealand are now locally extinct: Araucaria, Lagarostrobos, Microcachrys, Pherosphaera, Retrophyllum, Wollemia and the enigmatic gymnosperm Ephedra.
Por ejemplo, en 1994 se redescubrio en Australia una especie de conifera (Wollemia nobilis) que se creia extinta desde el tiempo de los dinosaurios, hace 65 millones de anos (Jones et al., 1995); en 2001, en los bosques de la Costa de Marfil y Ghana se reporto la presencia de un primate (Procolobus badius waldroni) supuestamente extinto desde 1978 (McGraw, 2005); en el estado de Arkansas, EEUU, hace apenas un par de anos, reaparecio un pajaro carpintero (Campephilus principalis) que habia sido avistado por ultima vez en 1944 (Fitzpatrick et al., 2005).
Around 5,000 remain in the wild Wollemi Pine (Wollemia Nobilis) was found in 1994 in Wollemi National Park, Australia.
Comparative genetic study confirms exceptionally low genetic variation in the ancient and endangered relictual conifer, Wollemia nobilis (Araucariaceae).
In a deep, narrow canyon of the rugged Wollemi National Park, he discovered what we now call Wollemia nobilis or the Wollemi Pine.
Jones WG, Hill KD, Allen JM (1995) Wollemia nobilis: a new living Australian genus and species in the Araucariaceae.
Wollemi pine (Wollemia nobilis, Araucariaceae) possesses the same unusual leaf axil anatomy as the other investigated members of the family.