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Chile and Argentina
Temperate southern South America is home to a small number of endemic conifers mainly confined to the Andean foothills and lower mountain ranges and maritime areas, althoguh some species penetrate into the somewhat drier Argentinian side. This chapter includes 9 range maps, 10 conifer habitat photos and descriptions, and 9 full-page species profiles (see samples below).