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Mar 07

Llareta: An unknown South American plant that looks like from another planet

By Daniel Norero Spanish Version You may have seen something like this plant on a planet in some science fiction movie, but in reality, it grows in the Puna de los Andes of Peru, Bolivia, Chile and western Argentina. The ‘llareta’ or ‘yareta’ (Azorella compacta) is a very compact and resinous cushion herbaceous plant (something like …

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