Ilex paraguariensis (Yerba Maté) is a species of shrub in the family Aquifoliaceae. It has a self-supporting growth form. It is listed as near threatened by IUCN. It is native to Santa Catarina, Mata Atlântica, Bahia, Distrito Federal, Minas Gerais, Caatinga, Cerrado, Paraná, Mato Grosso do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul, and São Paulo. It has simple, broad leaves. It is a photoautotroph.
EOL has data for 20 attributes, including: