Lardizabala biternata Ruiz & Pavon
Lardizabalaceae
Lardizabala biternata (46544 Bytes)
An evergreen, twining plant with alternate, dark green, double or threefold, oblong, entire leaves. Dioecious, chocolate-purple flowers in winter. Male flowers in pendent racemes, female flowers solitary. Sausage-shaped, edible, sweet fruits up to 5-8 cm long.

Home: Chile

Cultivated: Germany

Author: Rainer Oberle

Ethnobotanical aspects of Lardizabala biternata by Plants for a future database

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