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Complete Guide to Chuchuhuasi (Maytenus krukovii laevis)

Last updated November 2020 What is Chuchuhuasi? Chuchuhuasi is a large canopy tree of the Amazon rainforest that grows to 30 m tall. It has large leaves (10-30 cm), small, white flowers, and extremely tough, heavy, reddish-brown bark. Several botanical names have been given to this species of tree. It is referenced as Maytenus krukovii, […]