Nothofagus: relics from Gondwana

Nothofagus moorei - Antarctic beech in Border Ranges National Park

Nothofagus moorei: walking through the Nothofagus forest transports you to another world. (Image: TalkingNature.com)

If you’ve ever walked through a forest of ancient Southern Beech (Nothofagus spp.) you can be forgiven for believing that you have just stepped into another world. You often find these trees growing as rings of giant trunks, covered in hundreds of epiphytes and mosses, but don’t be fooled. Continue reading