Palaquium


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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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Gutta Percha, the other principal export of the Baram, was a latex collected from species of the Palaquium genera of trees.
Various species of Palaquium and the closely related Payena are sold as nyatoh.
It was obtained from various species of the Palaquium (and sometimes the Payena) genus of the Sapotaceae family, especially Palaquium gutta, P.