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Ehretia tinifolia A. DC.; bek, roble

Tree; leaves alternate, simple, elliptic, base rounded, margin entire, apex acute; inflorescence paniculate; flowers small; petals white, recurved at maturity; fruits yellow drupes. (Image at left photographed at Hacienda Tabi.)

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Standley (1930) reports that leaf tea is used to stop vomiting of blood. Listed as an important source of pollen and/or nectar for bees (Souza Novello 1981, Suarez Molina 1981).