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balsa

a very lightweight timber, easy to carve to fit limbs, used for making individual splints.
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The Partamona and Trigona genera were constant categories among the individuals collected in Ochroma lagopus flowers, in the city of Lavras, and were attracted by the great amount of nectar in these flowers.
Photosynthesis and leaf nutrient contents in Ochroma pyramidale (Bombacaceae).
White-nosed coati Nasua narica (Carnivora: Procyonidae) as a potential pollinator of Ochroma pyramidale (Bombacaceae).