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#1: Cryptocarya alba Author: spiniflores PostPosted: Thu May 31, 2007 9:28 pm
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"alba" because the "reverse" of the leaf is whiter...

native tree from Chile, called PEUMO.
growing in Florencia's house.


reddish fruit.
need to macerate


Alba and giant mosquito


greetings from Chile

Flo y Juan

#2: Re: Cryptocarya alba Author: IsomorphixLocation: Vancouver, Canada (zone 8b) PostPosted: Fri Jun 01, 2007 10:56 pm
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That's not really one of your mosquitoes, is it? It looks more like a crane fly (Tipulidae) to me or were you just kidding us?

#3: Re: Cryptocarya alba Author: spiniflores PostPosted: Sun Jun 03, 2007 10:09 am
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Hello
ISomorphix
I dont know the name of this mosquito, but it do not "bite" humans... jaja!
we dont have too much mosquitos here in Chile.

and Florencia have the Peumo (C. alba) growing beside the pond, so that place have different kind of mosquitos..

Smile



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