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Meaning of quinual

Danilo Enrique Noreña Benítez


In Colombia it is one of the common names of a tree from the high Andean forests. It is also called yagual, coloradito, queñual. queña , quewiña . Paper tree. Tabaquillo in Argentina. Its scientific name is Polylepis quadrifuga. It belongs to the Rosaceae family. It has a very twisted trunk.



QUINUAL polylepsis sp, small tree and shrub of the high Andean region that has biological importance for hosting unique fauna and flora worldwide, in addition to being a water regulator and protector of the soil of its forests. Abundant in the region of Junín, Peru.





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