Ahuehuete


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Noun1.Ahuehuete - Mexico's most famous treeAhuehuete - Mexico's most famous tree; a giant specimen of Montezuma cypress more than 2,000 years old with a girth of 165 feet at Santa Maria del Tule; "some say the Tule tree is the world's largest single biomass"
Mexico, United Mexican States - a republic in southern North America; became independent from Spain in 1810
Mexican swamp cypress, Montezuma cypress, Taxodium mucronatum - cypress of river valleys of Mexican highlands
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He also invoked Zapata's name during the campaign, declaring that if the southern caudillo were alive, he would make good use of the old ahuehuete trees in Chapultepec Park, "hanging from their branches so much shamelessness," adding that "the spirit will triumph over the stomach.
Oaxaca is home to a 2,000-year-old ahuehuete, the most ancient tree in the world.