Peru

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territory of western Brazil bordering on Bolivia and Peru Acre
city in southern Peru founded in 1540 on the site of an ancient Inca city Arequipa
tropical American fern cultivated for its finely divided greyish-green foliage; West Indies and southern Mexico to Peru and Brazil basket fern , Nephrolepis pectinata , toothed sword fern
nitrate-bearing rock or gravel of the sodium nitrate deposits of Chile and Peru caliche
herb of Colombia to Peru having pale purple flowers Canterbury bell , Gloxinia perennis
capital and largest city and economic center of Peru; located in western Peru; was capital of the Spanish empire in the New World until the 19th century capital of Peru , Lima
small tree of Ecuador and Peru having very large glossy leaves and large panicles of fragrant pink flowers; cultivated for its medicinal bark Cinchona pubescens , cinchona tree
adventurer (especially one who led the Spanish conquest of Mexico and Peru in the 16th century) conquistador
mountain peak in the Andes in Peru (21,083 feet high) Coropuna
town in the Andes in southern Peru; formerly the capital of the Inca empire Cusco , Cuzco
world's 2nd largest active volcano; located in the Andes in southern Peru El Misti
showy poinsettia found from the southern United States to Peru Euphorbia heterophylla , Japanese poinsettia , mole plant , paint leaf
Spanish conquistador who conquered the Incas in what is now Peru and founded the city of Lima (1475-1541) Francisco Pizarro , Pizarro
sturdy annual of Peru genus Nicandra , Nicandra
spectacular perennial native of wet montane grasslands of Peru; formerly included in genus Ranunculus giant buttercup , Laccopetalum giganteum
inactive volcano in the Andes in southern Peru; last erupted in 1783 Huainaputina
mountain in the Andes in Peru (22,205 feet high) Huascaran
member of the small group of Quechuan people living in the Cuzco valley in Peru who established hegemony over their neighbors to create the great Inca empire that lasted from about 1100 until the Spanish conquest in the early 1530s Inca , Incan , Inka
basic unit of money in Peru inti
stemless palm tree of Brazil and Peru bearing ivory nuts ivory-nut palm , ivory palm , ivory plant , Phytelephas macrocarpa
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