Published in Cult. Prot. 123 in 1809.
A shrub 10 or 12 feet high, growing wild in San Carlos de Chiloe, in places often washed by the tide, and flowers there in February. Leaves 2-pinnatifid, divisions broad and cottony. Spikes short, terminal. Pericarpium tumid.
Salisb. cites Embothrium ferrugineum Cav. also unresolved.