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Cordia juglandifolia, Cordia laevis, Sebesten sebestena
Scarlet cordia, siricote
Cordia sebestena is a species of flowering plant in the borage family, Boraginaceae, that is native to the American tropics. It ranges from southern Florida in the United States and The Bahamas southwards throughout Central America and the Greater Antilles. Common names include siricote or kopté (Mayan) in 19th Century northern Yucatán, scarlet cordia on Jamaica, and Geiger tree (after Key West wrecker John Geiger) in Florida.
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