Embothrium coccineum, Patagonia

Embothrium coccineum, Patagonia

Observation - Embothrium coccineum, Patagonia - Chile. Description: This specimen growing on a windswept island was only about 1 m tall, but others seen elsewhere grow

This specimen growing on a windswept island was only about 1 m tall, but others seen elsewhere grow much taller(up to 15 m) and a second observation is posted elsewhere. The species is evidently somewhat variable, a sthis specimen has rounded leaves while others or lanceolate. See https://www.ispotnature.org/communities/chile/view/observation/774832/embothrium-coccineum-argentina with a much taller specimen that shows the different leaves.