Taraxacum kok-saghyz


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Noun1.Taraxacum kok-saghyz - perennial dandelion native to Kazakhstan cultivated for its fleshy roots that have high rubber content
blowball, dandelion - any of several herbs of the genus Taraxacum having long tap roots and deeply notched leaves and bright yellow flowers followed by fluffy seed balls
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A plant that could serve as a new sustainable resource for rubber, Taraxacum kok-saghyz was cultivated on a large scale in the Soviet Union between 1931 and 1950, as well as in the United States, the U.
Another under commercial development in Europe and the United States is Taraxacum kok-saghyz (TKS).