- a large genus of South American shrubs and small trees of the family Erythroxylaceae
How To Use Erythroxylum In A Sentence
- Expansion of cattle ranches, coca (Erythroxylum coca) plantations, and colonization along rivers results in deforestation and habitat degradation, driving the fauna away. Solimões-Japurá moist forest
- Any of certain Andean evergreen shrubs or small trees of the genus Erythroxylum, especially E. coca, whose leaves contain cocaine and other alkaloids.