from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A West Indian tree of the cashew family, Comocladia dentata. Its edible fruit is known as maiden-plum (which see).


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  • Examples of trees are Bucida spinosa (júcaro espinoso), Conella winteriana (cúrbana), Guaiacum sanctum (guayacán), Gymnanthes lucidus (yaití), Hypelate trifoliata (cerillo), Lysiloma bahamense (soplillo), Metopium toxiferum (guao de costa), Bursera simaruba (almácigo), Hymenea torrei (caguairán amarillo) and Coccoloba diversifolia.

    Cuban dry forests


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