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Oct 28, 2015 8:46 PM CST
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Name: ursula
Chile (Zone 9b)
Zuzu, the common name for Quillaja saponaria is Quillay as you will see from this Google-Chile search:

https://www.google.cl/search?h...
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Oct 28, 2015 9:03 PM CST
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Wow! From my research, it looks like it has almost a dozen common names. I added Quillay and gave that name a thumbs-up to move it to the top of the list.

Soap Bark Tree (Quillaja saponaria)
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Oct 28, 2015 9:09 PM CST
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Name: ursula
Chile (Zone 9b)
Thank you! It is certainly more known as Quillay as any other name.

Fortunately people no longer rip off the bark of these trees to place them in closets, etc., to keep moths away. It was also used as shampoo (gives a beautiful shine to black hair).

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