Lithraea caustica

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It is a woody species endemic to Chile, distributed between the regions of Coquimbo and Biobío. It is known for the strong allergic reaction it produces on the skin, whose symptoms are: local irritation and inflammation, vesicles and very annoying blisters, which cause pain and itching.

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Maximum size: 6 meters

Rate of growth: Slow.

From September to December.

Yellowish white.

Fully exposed to sun, flat parts or slopes with northern exposure.

Resists occasional, not prolonged frosts down to about -5°c.

Secano, where the period without rainfall lasts 3-5 months. Rainfall reaches 400-800 mm concentrated in winter to areas with constant rainfall, where short dry periods are possible but do not last more than 1 month.

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Melliferous importance and ornamental purposes.

From the Coquimbo Region to the Araucanía Region, up to 2000 m.a.s.l.

Acacia caven, Quillaja Saponaria, Peumus Boldus.

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