from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In the West Indies and South America, a parasitic shrub or tree of the gamboge family, Clusia rosea. Its wood is reddish and is used only as fuel. See aralie and Clusia.
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Constant wetting due to spray and important levels of insolation determine a fairly distinctive flora, known as cupay forest Copaifera langsdorfii, with Anadenantera macrocarpa and Xilopia brasiliensis in the highest stratum.