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eucryphia

(juːˈkrɪfɪə)
n
(Plants) any tree or shrub of the mostly evergreen genus Eucryphia, native to Australia and S America, having leaves of a dark lustrous green and white flowers: family Eucryphiaceae
[from Greek eu well + kryphios hidden, from kryptein to hide, referring to the sepals being joined at the top]
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Por otra parte, las propiedades fisicas de la miel nativa chilena, con alto contenido de Ulmo (Eucryphia cordifolia) han demostrado crear una barrera y un medio ambiente local humedo que permite el desbridamiento eliminando el tejido necrotico y la escara, favoreciendo la cicatrizacion de heridas (Schencke et al., 2016a; Schencke et al., 2016b).
Summer brings billowing borders packed with colour and flowering trees such as Styrax and Eucryphia. See holker.co.uk
It holds the National Collections of magnolia, eucryphia, embothrium and various rhododendrons.
Su formacion vegetal dominante es el bosque humedo siempreverde, compuesto por varios estratos y una rica composicion de especies (e.g., ulmo, Eucryphia cordifolia; coihue, Nothofagus dombeyi; olivillo, Aextoxicum punctatum; tineo, Weinmannia trichosperma).
But the most eye-catching of all is Eucryphia which you just don't see enough of.
Many stem from samples collected from the Far East by plant hunters commissioned by Henry McLaren, 2nd Lord Aberconway in the early 1900s, Recognition of their importance takes the number of Bodnant Garden's National Collections to five - the garden already holds collections of Magnolia, Eucryphia, Embothrium and Rhododendron forrestii.
En la costa predomina el clima templado calido lluvioso con influencia mediterranea y su flora se caracteriza por la presencia del bosque laurifolio de Valdivia, con una presencia destacada de especies como el olivillo (Aextoxiconpunctatum) y el ulmo (Eucryphia cordifolia).