Myroxylon


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Noun1.Myroxylon - a genus of tropical American trees having pinnate leaves and white flowers
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
Papilionoideae, subfamily Papilionoideae - alternative name used in some classification systems for the family Papilionaceae
Myroxylon balsamum, Myroxylon toluiferum, tolu balsam tree, tolu tree - medium-sized tropical American tree yielding tolu balsam and a fragrant hard wood used for high-grade furniture and cabinetwork
Myroxylon balsamum pereirae, Myroxylon pereirae, Peruvian balsam - tree of South and Central America yielding an aromatic balsam
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Balsam of Peru is a gum resin extracted from the Myroxylon balsamum tree, which is native to South and Central America.