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Cuachalalį Tree
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Mexico: Cuachalalį Tree (Amphipterygium adstringens)

The bark of the Cuachalalà Tree (Amphipterygium adstringens) in the family Julianiaceae is used for a variety of medicinal purposes. The corky, thorn-like projections on the tree trunk are made into small carvings. This tree was photographed on the Puebla-Oaxaca border.

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