Conifers - Podocarpaceae
Scientific name: Prumnopitys andina
Shape: broadly conical to 15 m, usually a large bush in cultivation
Foliage: evergreen; foliage is yew-like but paler in colour. Leaves are linear to 2.5 cm with two whitish bands on the undersurface
Female cone: fleshy plum-like structure ripening from green to yellow, with single seed
Origin: Argentina and southern Chile
Remark: the fleshy outer coat of the seeds is edible and local people in its native region also eat the kernels.