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clusia

(ˈkluːsɪə)
n
(Plants) a tropical tree of the genus Clusia
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Noun1.clusia - an aromatic tree of the genus Clusia having large white or yellow or pink flowersclusia - an aromatic tree of the genus Clusia having large white or yellow or pink flowers
genus Clusia - tropical American aromatic trees or shrubs; often epiphytic; some stranglers
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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Fa Gillett Cactaceae Melocactus mazelianus Riha * Ca x Clusiaceae Oedematopus obovatus (Spruce ex Fa Planch.
Hay pocas dudas de que las familias dominantes en generos y especies son, primero, la Leguminosae, con generos como Lonchocarpus, Inga, Eritrina, Ormosia, Cassia, Dialium, Diplotropis, Macrolobium, Parkia, Pithecellobium, Pterocarpus, Sclerolobium y Bauhinia, entre otros; segundo, la Rubiaceae, con generos como Psychotria, Palicourea, Duroia, Faramea; tercero, la Melastomataceae, con generos como Abdelbotrys, Bellucia, Miconia, Mouriri, Clidemia y Tococa; y en cuarto lugar, la Guttiferae, con generos como Vismia, Calophylum, Clusia, Caraipa, Oedematopus, Tovomita y otros, algunos de los cuales contienen especies estranguladoras.