Gevuina avellana Mol.
Gevuina avellana (21459 Bytes)
Small shrub with polished green pinnate 5-8 cm long leaves. Flowers white in panicels followed by bright red, later when dry, deep brown 1.5 to 2.5 cm round fruits. Only for sheltered positions. Some experiments as an outdoor plant are taken in 1924 near Neustadt an der Weinstraße (DDG Jahresbuch).

Home: South Chile

Cultivated: Germany

Author: Rainer Oberle

Ethnobotanical aspects of Gevuina avellana by Plants for a future database

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