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- n. type genus of Simaroubaceae; tropical American trees and shrubs having a pale soft wood and bitter bark
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Vegetation consists primarily of bayahonda (Prosopis juliflora), cambrón (Acacia macracantha), guayacán (Guaiacum officinale), almácigo (Bursera simarouba), baitoa (Phyllostylon brasiliensis), and spiny shrubs (cactáceas) such as the guazábara (Cylindropuntia caribaea), cayucos (Pilosocereus polygonus), melón espinoso (Melocactus lemairei), alpargata (Opuntia moniliformes) and bombillito (Neomammillaria prolifera).
"We encourage them to grow different trees like pongemia, neem, mahua, simarouba - each has a two-month flowering period.
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