genus Cecropia


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Related to genus Cecropia: Cecropia peltata
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Noun1.genus Cecropia - large genus of tropical American trees that yield a bast fiber used for cordage and bark used in tanninggenus Cecropia - large genus of tropical American trees that yield a bast fiber used for cordage and bark used in tanning; milky juice yields caoutchouc
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
Cecropiaceae, family Cecropiaceae - in some classifications included in family Moraceae
Cecropia peltata, imbauba, snake wood, trumpet tree, trumpetwood, trumpet-wood - tropical American tree with large peltate leaves and hollow stems
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One of the best-known ant-plant mutualisms occurs between trees in the genus Cecropia (Urticaceae) and certain ant species in the genus Azteca (Formicidae: Dolichoderinae), both genera being restricted to the Neotropics (discounting human introductions of Cecropia).