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Laurelia sempervirens
Peruvian nutmeg southern sassafrases
Laurelia sempervirens Atherospermataceae
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English common names
  •Peruvian nutmeg
  •Chilean laurel
Spanish common names
  •laurel chileno
  •tihue
accepted scientific name
  •Laurelia sempervirens (Ruiz & Pav.) Tul.
rules for finding collection records
  •Laurelia sempervirens (49)
family name
  •Atherospermataceae
Image Author: ©2009 Lucía Abello
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Broadleaf Trees
Flowers: Five petals, Six petals
Petal colors: color
Leaf: Opposite, Simple
Plant Observed beginning of November thru second week of April

How Likely at this Location (27%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (45%)
Links to Plant Photos
Chileflora (5)
Wikimedia Commons (7)
Chilebosque (3)
Flora de Chile (2)
Cal Photos (3)
SIB-Aysén (1)
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