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PN Alerce Andino | Valdivian temperate rainforest
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This type of forest is characterized by evergreen broad-leaved trees and an understorey rich in ferns. However, the most notable species is a conifer: alerce (Fitzroya cupressoides) trees are said to be the largest of South America.

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Thursday 18 February 2016 by Martin Mergili in South America / Chile (3002 visits)