from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A curious umbelliferous plant, Azorella glebaria, of the high table-land of Peru and Bolivia, where, together with taquia, or llama dung, it is the chief source of fuel.


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  • Deforestation is threatening slow-growing regional plant species such as the yareta, which makes excellent fuel for fires but takes hundreds of years to grow.

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