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Roecklein J 1987 pp 275 [USE]
Duke J 1975 pp 16 [PH, RAIN, TEMP]
Williams C 1979a pp 79-80 [USE, FER]
Purseglove J 1974 pp 632-633 [USE]
Perennial shrub or small tree. Growing 1-3 years to first harvest, and having 20 years of economical life.
Coca, Hayuelo, Spadic, Ipadu, Hayo.
Coca is native of tropical and subtropical South America. E. coca is grown at high altitudes in the Andean mountains. It can reach a height of 1-2 m. Annual yields are up to 2 t/ha of dried leaves. The cocaine is extracted from the leaves.