Scientific name: Araucaria araucana
The Monkey-puzzle tree is unmistakeable with its pyramidal shape, jutting branches and stiff, dark green 'spines' (its leaves). Widely planted in the UK's parks and gardens, it is threatened globally.
StatisticsHeight: up to 50m
Introduced, but naturalised species. Listed as Endangered on the global IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.