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Chilean Bellota
Cryptocarya rubra

Location: 1251 Peralta
Park: Shinn Historical Park
District: Niles
Native to: S. America
Tree type: flowering
Leaf retention: evergreen

Comments: Evergreen, native to Chile. This is probably the largest specimen in northern California. Tree usually grows to moderate height and has shiny-green leaves with prominent veins. Formerly posted here as a C. alba. Planted approximately 1876.
City of Fremont Landmark Tree.

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Illustration by Philip Eaker