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  • n. Mexico's most famous tree; a giant specimen of Montezuma cypress more than 2,000 years old with a girth of 165 feet at Santa Maria del Tule

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  • We were to go up the valley past the Cerra de los Atambores, "the hill of drums," and the great _ahuehuete_.

    Anahuac : or, Mexico and the Mexicans, Ancient and Modern

  • Through the fork of the second _ahuehuete_, appeared a face with a complexion black as ebony.

    The Tiger Hunter

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  • A Mexican swamp cypress, Taxodium mucronatum (family Taxodiaceae), which can attain great girth and is important for the production of medicinal resins and timber.

    February 7, 2008