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Meaning of quiscal

Danilo Enrique Noreña Benítez


It is one of the common names of a bird of glossy black plumage. It is also called zanate, black thrush, common thrush or llanero thrush. It belongs to the family Icteridae. Genus Quiscalus . The scientific name of the most common species is Quiscalus lugubris. It is also the common name in Chile of a plant of the Bromeliaceae family and the genus Greigia. It is also often referred to as a pacifier. Its scientific name is Greigia sphacelata. It is used to flavor liqueurs and the fruit is edible. It is an endemic plant of Chile.



QUISCAL Greigia sphacelata bromeliad plant of the genus Greigia, endemic to temperate zones of Chile, can be found from the Maule region to the Los Lagos region, being common in the Valdivian forest.





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