Yerba mate plants Postcard

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Yerba mate plants

Yerba mate plants, Argentina

Used to make the national institution 'mate', a bitter hot drink made from yerba mate and boiling water, drunk from gourds using metal straws. It is massively popular in Argentina and Uruguay and is also drunk in the south of Brazil and Paraguay.

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