from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Exothea Copalillo, a Mexican tree belonging to the Sapindaceæ, having upright branches, abruptly pinnate leaves with usually two pairs of entire leaflets, and berry-like fruit.


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  • Other species include guajpó (Heliocarpus reticulatus), saucillo (Fraxinus purpusii) and copalillo (Bursera bipinnata).

    Chiapas Depression dry forests

  • In the area of the border between the states of Chiapas and Oaxaca, the climate is tropical subhumid (the precipitation is 1040-1600 mm/year) and is dominated by plumajillo (Alvaradoa amorphoides), cacho de toro (Bucida macrostachya), brasil (Haematoxylon brasiletto), carnero (Coccoloba floribunda), mulato (Bursera simaruba), copalillo (Bursera bipinnata) and mezquite (Prosopis juliflora).

    Southern Pacific dry forests


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