Classification

taxonomy noun

a system for naming and organsing things, especially plants and animals, into groups that share similar qualities. Cambridge dictionary.
 

Taxonomic Tree

Domain: Eukaryota

   Kingdom: Plantae

      Phylum: Spermatophyta

        Subphylum: Gymnospermae

            Class: Pinopsida

               

                Family: Araucariaceae

                    Genus: Araucaria

                        Species: Araucaria araucana

The family Araucariaceae consisted of 8 genera, with many different species, 5 of which are extinct and only 3 with living species, Agathis, Wollemia and Araucaria.

The genus Araucaria consists of 21 extinct species and 20 living species including Araucaria araucana, the monkey puzzle tree.
 

Araucariaceae

Agathis

The Kauri or Dammar tree.

Consists of 22

living species.

Wollemia

1 living species

Wollemia nobilis

wollemi pine

Araucaria

20 living species,

inc. Araucaria araucana

+ 21 extinct species

Araucarioxylon

all species extinct

Protodamarra

all species extinct

Pagiophyllum

all species extinct

Araucarites

all species extinct

Brachyphyllum

all species extinct

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Araucaria araucana

The Monkey Puzzle Tree