Center for Sonoran Desert Studies

Research and Conservation in Southern Sonora, Mexico

Karwinskia humboldtiana (cacachila, tullidora)


A young shrub of Karwinskia humboldtiana near Alamos, Sonora. Photo: Mark Dimmitt

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Karwinskia humboldtiana near Alamos, Sonora. Photo: Mark Dimmitt

Karwinskia humboldtiana near Los Encinos, BCS. Photo: John Wiens

Bark of Karwinskia humboldtiana. Photo: T.R. Van Devender
 

 


The veins on the undersides of the leaves of Karwinskia humboldtiana have a unique black dot-and-dash pattern. Photo: Mark Dimmitt

Foliage and fruit of Karwinskia humboldtiana. The fruit contain an insidious toxin. Photo: Mark Dimmitt

 

 


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