Cuachalalate is a tree, main characteristic is its bark,
Cuachalate is a tree that grows to 5m in height.
which is the most utilized part.
The cuachalalate has a gray, verrucose and wrinkled bark,
with cork protuberances. The trees branches are covered with fine hair-like
structures and scars from fallen leaves. The name Cuachalalate comes from
the name "Cuauchachalatli" which originates from the Nahuatl, Aztec Language
and was later hispanized to Cuachalalate.