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Griselinia jodinifolia (Griseb.) Taub.

Place of Publication

Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 16: 390 (1893)

Type citation

Based on Decostea jodonifolia Griseb. Chile. Valdivia, W. Lechler 192 (Holotype: W; Isotype: K)


Common names

  • tribillo (Dillon & Muñoz-Schick (1993))


  • Taubert (1893)

    Taubert, P.H.W. 1893. Revision der Gattung Grisleinia. Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 16: 386-392

  • Dillon & Muñoz-Schick (1993)

    Dillon, M.O. and Muñoz-Schick, M. 1993. A revision of the dioecious genus Griselinia (Griseliniaceae), including a new species from the coastal Atacama Desert of northern Chile. Brittonia 45(4): 261-274


  • Muñoz-Pizarro (1966): lam. 78


  • Dillon & Muñoz-Schick (1993)


Evergreen tree to 10m tall.

Key characteristics

Very distinctive species; leaves ovate-rhomboid with spiny margins. Flowering from August to November and fruiting from December to January.