oriundo, da – native, indigenous
El árbol del cacao es oriundo de la América tropical.
The cocoa tree is indigenous to tropical America.
Ella es oriunda de Italia.
She is native of Italy.
Some other Spanish words with similar meanings:
Su patrón es originario de Alemania.
His boss is native of Germany.
El canario es nativo de las Islas Canarias.
The Canary is native to the Canary Islands.
El maíz es una planta indígena americana.
Corn is an American indigenous plant.
Some Spanish words overlap in meaning. Oriundo, originario, nativo, and indígena are examples. Sometimes one Spanish word is favored over another in a given situation because of subtle differences in meaning. At other times, the word choice may be fad or generational in nature. Additionally, since the Spanish-speaking world encompasses so many countries, the chosen word frequently varies by country. A true command of the Spanish language in all of its complexities takes a long time to develop. Many native Spanish speakers never achieve it.