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Cecropia


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(family Urticaceae)

A genus of fast-growing, small trees in which the wood is very light, and the young stems hollow. Many have symbiotic ants. There are about 20 species, found in secondary forest in tropical America.

Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.


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