Cas·​til·​loa | \ ˌkastəˈlōə, kaˈstiləwə \

Definition of Castilloa

: a genus of tropical American trees (family Moraceae) of which some yield caucho and all are characterized by the development of long slender deciduous twigs which bear large showy usually densely hairy leaves

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History and Etymology for Castilloa

New Latin, from Juan Castillo y López †1793 Spanish botanist

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“Castilloa.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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