It is an endemic fruit tree of Chile that is among the most endangered trees of the Chilean flora and has been a natural monument since 1995. This tree only exists and is distributed between the provinces of Melipilla and Ñuble, in a range of altitudes between 60 and 1800 m.a.s.l
Size 12 to 15 meters.
Medium growth rate.
In the shade. on slopes with southern exposure, deep ravines, or with protection by a dense layer of vegetation, under large trees.
Resists temperatures of down to -8°c, can resist occasional snow.
It grows in humid sites on the banks of estuaries, also in secano areas, where the period without rainfall lasts 3-5 months and annual rainfall reaches 400-800 mm, concentrated in winter.
Ornamental, edible fruits.
In some places from the province of Valparaíso (V region) to the province of Concepción (VIII region).