Rhaphitamnus spinosus

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Keywords: Rhaphitamnus spinosus, vervenaceae, Volkameria spinosa, Citarexylon cyanocarpum, Rhaphithamnus cyanocarpus,


Found mainly in the subantartic forest of Chile and Argentina; in Chile grows from the province of Limary to province of Aisen. Inhabits the slopes  of both cordilleras, to an altitide of 950m; component of the matorral around lakes and lagoons, also in the more open part of the forest.


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Rhaphitamnus spinosus
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