gutta-percha tree


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Noun1.gutta-percha tree - one of several East Indian trees yielding gutta-perchagutta-percha tree - one of several East Indian trees yielding gutta-percha
genus Payena, Payena - genus of medium to large Malaysian trees yielding gutta-percha
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
2.gutta-percha tree - one of several East Indian trees yielding gutta-perchagutta-percha tree - one of several East Indian trees yielding gutta-percha
genus Palaquium, Palaquium - large genus of Malaysian trees with milky juice and leathery leaves
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
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Tjipetir is the name of an early 20th century rubber plantation and the tablets are made from the leaf sap of the gutta-percha tree, a tropical tree native to Asia and northern Australia," she said.
People investigating their origins have discovered they are from the Tjipetir plantation, which in the late 19th Century was at the forefront of the global rubber boom and harvested the product from the tropical gutta-percha tree.