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Related to Pisonia: Pisonia aculeata
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Noun1.Pisonia - genus of often thorny tropical trees and shrubs and some vines; mainly America
caryophylloid dicot genus - genus of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers
Allioniaceae, family Allioniaceae, family Nyctaginaceae, four-o'clock family, Nyctaginaceae - a family of flowering plants of the order Caryophyllales
Pisonia aculeata, cockspur - small spiny West Indian tree
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The primary native vegetation on Guana Island is Tabebuia heterophylla, Bursera simaruba, Pisonia subcordata, Conocarpus erectus, Plumeria alba, Acacia muricata, and Coccoloba uvifera.
Jason takes us on a nature walk to see the Pisonia trees.
Similarly, Pisonia grandis is the most important seabird rookery species throughout the atoll Pacific, providing phosphate-rich, bird-guano which is very important for pig feed in many parts of the Pacific.