conacaste


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Related to conacaste: Enterolobium cyclocarpa
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Noun1.conacaste - tropical South American tree having a wide-spreading crown of bipinnate leaves and coiled ear-shaped fruits; grown for shade and ornament as well as valuable timber
Enterolobium, genus Enterolobium - small genus of tropical American timber trees closely allied to genus Albizia
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
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En los bosques tropicales semicaducifolios de America crece y se desarrolla la leguminosa arborea Enterolobium cyclocarpum, conocida vulgarmente como parota, guana-castle, guanacaste, conacaste y sonaja, entre otros nombres (Martinez, 1966; Rzedowski, 1986; Rzedowski y Mc Vaugh, 1966).
Some trees can reach 98 ft (30 m), such as the conacaste (Enterolobium cyclocarpum) and the incense tree (Bursera simaruba).
We were in a meeting in Conacaste when we got the news and they sent us to sound the alarm.