Chilean Matorral
The Chilean Matorral is a terrestrial ecoregion of central Chile, located on the west coast of South America. It is in the Mediterranean forests, woodlands, and scrub biome, part of the Neotropic ecoz...
Chilean Matorral - Wikipedia
Vachellia caven
Vachellia caven (Roman Cassie, Aromita, Aromo Criollo, Caven, Churque, Churqui, Espinillo, Espinillo de Baado, Espino, Espino Maulino) is an ornamental tree in the Fabaceae family. Vachellia caven is...
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Adesmia microphylla
Adesmia microphylla, a common shrub in Coastal Chilean Matorral of Central Chile, 400 to 1000 masl., associates with Proustia pungens and Lithrea caustica. This species was merged as A.arborea, a taxo...
Adesmia microphylla - Wikipedia
Puya chilensis
Puya chilensis is a terrestrial bromeliad originating from the arid hillsides of Chile. An evergreen perennial, it forms large, dense rosettes of grey-green, strap-like leaves edged with hooked spines...
Puya chilensis - Wikipedia
Boldo
Peumus boldus, the only species in the genus Peumus, is commonly known as Boldo (from the Mapudungun name foḻo). This tree of the family Monimiaceae is natively endemic to the central region of Chile,...
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Dasyphyllum diacanthoides
Dasyphyllum diacanthoides. Distinctive common names: Trevo and Tayu is a species of tree endemic to Chile and Argentina in the Asteraceae family. It occurs from Curico to Chiloe (35 to 42°S) between ...
Jubaea
Jubaea chilensis (Chilean Wine Palm) is the sole extant species in the genus Jubaea in the palm family Arecaceae. It is native to southwestern South America, where it is endemic to a small area of cen...
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Gomortega
Gomortega keule (syn. G. nitida; Spanish names Keule, Queule and Hualhual) is a tree native to Chile. It is the sole species of the genus Gomortega and, according to the APG II system of 2003 (unchang...
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Gevuina
Gevuina avellana (Chilean hazel, avellano chileno in Spanish) is an evergreen tree, up to 20 meters (65 feet) tall. It is the only species currently classified in the genus Gevuina. It is native to so...
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Lithraea caustica
Lithraea caustica is a species of flowering plants in the soapberry family Anacardiaceae. This plant occurs in central Chile; an example occurrence is in the area of La Campana National Park and Cerro...
Lithraea caustica - Wikipedia
Nothofagus alessandri
Nothofagus alessandri (Ruil) is a species of plant in the Fagaceae family. It is endemic to Chile, occurring chiefly in the Chilean matorral ecoregion. It is threatened by habitat loss. The species i...
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Madia sativa
Madia sativa, known by the common names coast tarweed and Chilean tarweed, is a species of flowering plant in the aster family found in parts of western North and South America.
Madia sativa is na...
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Geoffroea decorticans
Geoffroea decorticans, the chañar, kumbaru, or Chilean palo verde (green wood), is a small deciduous tree, up to 8 meters (25 ft) tall that inhabits most arid forests (montes or espinales) of sou...
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Quillaja saponaria
Quillaja saponaria, the soap bark tree or Soapbark, is an evergreen tree in the family Quillajaceae, native to warm temperate central Chile. In Chile it occurs from 32 to 40° South Latitude approximat...
Quillaja saponaria - Wikipedia
Sclerophyll
Sclerophyll is a type of vegetation that has hard leaves and short internodes (the distance between leaves along the stem). The word comes from the Greek sklēros (hard) and phyllon (leaf). Sclerophyll...
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Maytenus boaria
Maytenus boaria (Mayten) is an evergreen tree of the family Celastraceae, native from South America, up to 20 m (65 ft), 80 cm diameter (30 in), straight trunk. It occurs naturally...
Dasyphyllum excelsum
Dasyphyllum excelsum is a species of flowering plant in the Asteraceae family. Known as Bulli in Chile. This plant is known to occur in parts of South America, in Chile it occurs from Quillota to Cauq...
Flora of Australia
The flora of Australia comprises a vast assemblage of plant species estimated to over 20,000 vascular and 14,000 non-vascular plants, 250,000 species of fungi and over 3,000 lichens. The flora has str...
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Los Ruiles National Reserve
"Los Ruiles National Reserve" is a small nature reserve located in easternmost Municipality of Pelluhue, Province of Cauquenes, Maule Region, Chile. It lies in the foothills of the "Cordillera de la C...
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Cryptocarya alba
Cryptocarya alba, the Peumo or Chilean acorn, is an evergreen tree that grows in Chile and Argentina from 33 to 40° southern latitude. It can live both in wet and as in dry conditions. Its distributio...
Cryptocarya alba - Wikipedia
Pitavia punctata
Pitavia punctata is a species of tree endemic to Chile in the Rutaceae family. It is endemic to Chile; an example habitat being the Chilean matorral. It is threatened by habitat loss. Distinctive com...