Oak Tree
Nothofagus obliqua

OTHER COMMON NAMES Coyán, Hualle, Pellín, Roble pellín
FAMILY Fagacae
ORDER Fagales
SUBCLASS Hamamelidae
CLASS Magnoliopsida
DIVISION Magnoliophyta

It is an endemic tree from Chile and Argentina. In our country grows from the VI region to the X region. It has a height of 40 m. It is leafy and has beautiful light green foliage. It has a cylindrical and erected trunk; thick and cracked bark in adults and smooth in youngsters. It has thick branches, which are perpendicular branches to the trunk. It has deciduous leaves of a length of 2-5 cm; notorious nervation. Male flower isolated. The oak tree does not have female flowers. Its fruit are three nuts of a length of 6 mm. It is menaced because of the demand of its firewood.