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Araucarias of Vulk Tolhuaca. Species of Order Myracea, like Eucalyptus, perhaps Myrtus. Large tree, small leaves. Pernettia - heathwort, red berries. Cytharoxylon, spiny shrub at ranch - Homaliaee. Homalium, nat. order sansydaceae and type of the tribe. Large tree with compound leaves. Embothrium Coccinum - red-flowered shrub. Laureliana aromatic, large tree. Azarole, cretegus-like - Bixacea - shrub. Fagus oblique, large tree Drimys Winteri - Magnoliaceae - 1 Sp. in So. America, 2 in Australia, 1 in New Zealand and 1 in Borneo - 5 in all. (Podocarpus) Fagus procira, 6 sp. in Chili, 5 called Roble - large. Fagus Dombeyi. Fagus Obliqua. Persea lingue, large trees. Order Laurinae (Lauraceae) about 100 species widely distribute, Asia, etc. and from Virginia to Chile.

Date Original

November 1911


Original journal dimensions: 10 x 17 cm.

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