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  1. Calophyllum, genus Calophyllum(noun)

    genus of tropical evergreen trees

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  1. Calophyllum

    Calophyllum is a flowering plant genus of around 180-200 species of tropical evergreen trees in the family Calophyllaceae. The generic name is derived from the Greek words καλος, meaning "beautiful", and φυλλον, meaning "leaf." Its members are native to Australasia, Madagascar, Eastern Africa, South and Southeast Asia, the Pacific Islands, the Caribbean and Latin America. The common names, as well as commercial names, for these trees are: ⁕Teitai, ⁕Feta'u, ⁕Bintangur or Nyamplung ⁕Tharapi or Therapee ⁕Bintangor tree and ⁕Poon tree, ⁕Guanandi, Jacareuba or Santa Maria.

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  1. Calophyllum

    A plant genus of the family CLUSIACEAE. Members contain costatolide, calanolides and 4-phenylfuranocoumarins (PSORALENS).


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