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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Tropical American timber tree with edible fruit (canistel).

Usage examples (18)
  • (8-9); Passiflora spp., passion fruit (most); Pouteria caimito, Abiu (6);
  • Other important species in the canopy are Elaeocarpus photiniaefolius, Pisonia umbellifera, and Pouteria obovata.
  • Another association includes Eperua leucantha, E. rubiginosa, E. purpurea, Aldina discolor, Pouteria sp., and Tachigali sp.
  • The top vote getter with the local people is the canistel (Pouteria campechiana-see drawing), simply because it is good food. for more
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