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- Muñoz-Concha, D; Garrido-Werner, A
- New Zealand journal of botany 2011 v.49 no.4 pp. 509-513
- ethnobotany; fruit consumption; indigenous knowledge; interviews; people; raw fruit; trees; wood; Chile
- ... Gomortega keule (Mol.) Baillon, known locally as queule, is an endangered tree endemic to Chile. The literature states that the main uses of this species are fruit consumption and exploitation of the wood, but there are no in-depth references to other uses. Some references mention that the fruit produces a putative psychoactive effect. Because non-documented ethnobotanical knowledge may still be m ...
- Muñoz-Concha, D; Saud, G
- New Zealand journal of botany 2011 v.49 no.4 pp. 497-502
- Gomortegaceae; autumn; buds; flowering; fruiting; fruits; inflorescences; phenology; senescence; spring; summer; trees; Chile
- ... Gomortega keule is endemic to Chile and belongs to the monotypic family Gomortegaceae. Although it produces edible fruits and good-quality wood, it is not cultivated. Information on reproductive phenology may help address conservation and cultivation practices. However, there is limited knowledge about this species. This research aimed to investigate the phenology of G. keule. Inflorescences and f ...