Maytenus boaria Mol.
M. chilensis DC.
Celastraceae
Maytenus boaria (29941 Bytes)
A small evergreen shrub (25 m high in Chile) with slender branches and narrow, elliptic 2.5-5 cm, finely toothed, glabrous leaves. Shining green foliage. Small insignificant pale-yellow flowers in May.

Home: Chile

Cultivated: Germany

Author: Rainer Oberle

Ethnobotanical aspects of Maytenus boaria by Plants for a future database

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