Record Detail

Catalogue Number DBN 6016
Artefact DescriptionYerba maté - a beverage orginiting from South America. The leaves and twigs are used to make the hot beverage. It is also used medicinally as a stimulent and to treat digestive disorders.
TaxonAQUIFOLIACEAE Ilex paraquayensis
TDWG ContinentSouthern America
TDWG RegionSouthern South America
TDWG Botanical CountryArgentina Northeast
TDWG UseFood - Beverages
DonorWyse-Jackson, Peter
Donor Date2008
Collection date1990s
Collection NotesEntre Ríos, Oro Verde