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Image of Gevuina avellana (Avellano / Gevuín). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Gevuina avellana

VII Region, Camino a Vilches y El Morillo, Chile
Altitude: 1000-1500 m. 01 26, 2006

 

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Species:  Gevuina avellana Mol.
Family:  Proteaceae Identification OK   
Order:  Proteales
Chilean Name:  Avellano , Gevuín
English Name: 
German Name: 
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Record:  0193
About 1 Gevuina in Chile and 1 in our data base.
About 7 Proteaceae in Chile and 7 in our data base.

 

Medicinal   Edible plant   Timber   
1st Region:
Lat: 18° - 21°
Main Cities: Arica, Iquique.
2d Region:
Lat: 21° - 26°
Main Cities: Antofagasta, Calama.
3d Region:
Lat: 26° - 29°
Main Cities: Copiapó, Vallenar.
4th Region:
Lat: 29° - 32°
Main Cities: La Serena, Ovalle.
5th Region:
Lat: 32° - 33°
Main Cities: Valparaiso, Los Andes.
Metropolitan Region:
Lat: 33°- 34°
Main Cities: Santiago.
6th Region:
Lat: 34° - 35°
Main Cities: Rancagua.
7th Region:
Lat: 35° - 36°
Main Cities: Talca, Curicó.
8th Region:
Lat: 36° - 38°
Main Cities: Concepción, Chillan, Los Angeles.
9th Region:
Lat: 38° - 39°
Main Cities: Temuco, Villarrica, Pucón.
10th Region:
Lat: 39° - 44°
Main Cities: Valdivia, Osorno, Puerto Montt.
11th Region:
Lat: 44° - 49°
Main Cities: Coihaique.
12th Region:
Lat 49°- 55°
Main Cities: Punta Arenas, Puerto Natales, Puerto Williams.
USDA Hardiness Zone 8. The plant tolerates low temperatures (-8° C), can tolerate occasional snow cover for up to a couple of weeks per year.     Some shadow. Some protection against direct sunlight, some shadow from vegetation, filtering about 20 - 40 % of light.   In shadow. Steep slopes facing south or a vegetation cover which filters 40 - 80 % of light.     Humid areas, with almost constant rainfall. Short dry periods are possible (generally not longer than 1 month).   
Medium altitude up to the timber line
Medium altitude up to the timber line
Low altitude, interior valleys
Medium altitude up to the timber line
Low altitude, interior valleys
Coastal mountains, 500 - 2000 m.
Medium altitude up to the timber line
Low altitude, interior valleys
Coastal mountains, 500 - 2000 m.
Coastal areas, 0 - 500 m
White, 4 petals      Tree     

Excellent germination capacity, over 80%   

Native    Frequent

Height: 20 m.

Good ornamental value (A)

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INTRODUCTION

Image of Gevuina avellana (Avellano / Gevuín). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Gevuina avellana

VII Region, Reserva Nacional Altos del Lircay, Chile
Altitude: 400-1550 m. 01 07, 2006

 

DESCRIPTION

Plant type: Tree

Flower: White, 4 petals

Height: 20 m.

 

Image of Gevuina avellana (Avellano / Gevuín). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Gevuina avellana

VII Region, Reserva Nacional Altos del Lircay, Chile
Altitude: 400-1550 m. 01 07, 2006

 

HABITAT

In Chile this species grows in the following environmental conditions:

 

Habitat according to altitude:

Medium altitude up to the timber line
Low altitude, interior valleys
Coastal mountains, 500 - 2000 m.
Coastal areas, 0 - 500 m

 

Watering conditions:

Humid areas, with almost constant rainfall. Short dry periods are possible (generally not longer than 1 month).

 

Light conditions:

Some shadow. Some protection against direct sunlight, some shadow from vegetation, filtering about 20 - 40 % of light.
In shadow. Steep slopes facing south or a vegetation cover which filters 40 - 80 % of light.

 

Image of Gevuina avellana (Avellano / Gevuín). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Gevuina avellana

VII Region, Camino a Laguna Maule, Chile
Altitude: 700-900 m. 01 28, 2006

 

USES

Good ornamental value (A)

 

Useful properties:

Medicinal
Edible plant
Timber

 

 

 

Image of Gevuina avellana (Avellano / Gevuín). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Gevuina avellana

VII Region, Camino a Laguna Maule, Chile
Altitude: 700-900 m. 01 28, 2006

 

GROWING TIPS

 

This species has the following hardiness:

USDA Hardiness Zone 8. The plant tolerates low temperatures (-8° C), can tolerate occasional snow cover for up to a couple of weeks per year.

 

Very easy to cultivate

 

Excellent germination capacity, over 80%

 

 

 

 

 

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More photos (3) of Gevuina avellana Mol. available here

More species from the same Proteaceae family in our data base:

Embothrium coccineum fma. andina (Notro andino / Ciruelillo)

Embothrium coccineum (Notro, ciruelillo)

Gevuina avellana (Avellano / Gevuín)

Lomatia dentada (Avellanillo / Avellanito / Palo negro / Piñol)

Lomatia ferruginea (Fuinque / Palmilla)

Lomatia hirsuta (Radal / Raral / Nogal silvestre)

Orites myrtoidea (Radal enano)

 

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