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Related to Palaquium: Palaquium gutta
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Noun1.Palaquium - large genus of Malaysian trees with milky juice and leathery leavesPalaquium - large genus of Malaysian trees with milky juice and leathery leaves
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
family Sapotaceae, sapodilla family, Sapotaceae - tropical trees or shrubs with milky juice and often edible fleshy fruit
Palaquium gutta, gutta-percha tree - one of several East Indian trees yielding gutta-percha
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Diospyros maritima is the most common species, followed by Bischofia javanica, Drypetes littoralis, Pisonia umbellifera, Laportea pterostigma, Aglaia formosana, Palaquium formosanum, Gonocaryum calleryanum and Pouteria obovata.
The name of the company, Gutta Percha, is derived from the genus name of the Palaquium gutta tree, which produces sap that transforms into a rigid natural latex.
The dominance of Cullenia exharillata, Poecilneuron indicum, Palaquium ellipticum, Mesua ferrea, Hopea parviflora, Calophyllum polyanthum (syn.
Gutta-percha is a hard natural latex material produced from the sap of tropical trees in the genus Palaquium