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Magellan's mayten
Maytenus magellanica
Maytenus magellanica
Magellan's mayten Bittersweet Family
Maytenus magellanica Celastraceae
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English common names
  •Magellan's mayten
  •hard log mayten
Spanish common names
  •leña dura
  •maitén de magallanes
accepted scientific name
  •Maytenus magellanica (Lam.) Hook. f.
rules for finding collection records
  •Maytenus magellanica (128)
family name
Image Author: ©2011 Patricio Novoa Quezada
Image License: CC BY
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Category: Shrubs, Broadleaf Trees
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.1 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed beginning of August thru 2nd week of May
Endemic to southern Argentina and Chile

How Likely at this Location (28%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
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