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- proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Escalloniaceae.
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To be noted in the transition between the upper limit of the forest and the open páramo are the scrublands of Calamagrostis effusa, intermixed with woody shrubs of Arcytophyllum nitidum, Stevia lucida, Escallonia myrtilloides, Hesperomeles lanuginosa.
But we couldn't complain about the maple-scented Escallonia viscosa, or the spicebush with its wine-barrel odor.
Informal hedges are appealing over more than one season, often comprising flowering species like Berberis, Escallonia, Osmanthus, even roses.