Bolax gummifera

• Yareta

Bolax gummifera is an evergreen, perennial plant forming a dense cushion of growth usually around 20 – 30cm in diameter, though older plants up to 120cm in diameter are known.
The plant is harvested from the wild for local use as a medicine and possibly also as a food.

Scientific classification:
Kingdom:Plantae
Clade:Tracheophytes
Clade:Angiosperms
Clade:Eudicots
Clade:Asterids
Order:Apiales
Family:Apiaceae
Subfamily:Azorelloideae
Genus:Bolax

Syn: Azorella caespitosa

Glaciar Martial, Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina

Photo Taken: April 24, 2022
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