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Noun: calisaya  ,ka-li'sey-yu
  1. Peruvian shrub or small tree having large glossy leaves and cymes of fragrant yellow to green or red flowers; cultivated for its medicinal bark
    - Cinchona officinalis, Cinchona ledgeriana, Cinchona calisaya

Derived forms: calisayas

Type of: chinchona, cinchona

Part of: genus Chinchona, genus Cinchona

Encyclopedia: Calisaya