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(Plants) any tree of the South American euphorbiaceous genus Hevea, having a milky sap which provides rubber
[C19: New Latin from native name hevé]
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Noun1.hevea - small genus of South American trees yielding latexHevea - small genus of South American trees yielding latex; "rubber trees are usually cultivated in plantations"
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
Euphorbiaceae, family Euphorbiaceae, spurge family - a family of plants of order Geraniales
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There's zero chemicals involved with natural latex from the Hevea tree used to bind the coconut, organic wool and cotton, for the ultimate breathability.
Currently, natural rubber is harvested in Southeast Asia from the rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis).
Pour l'expert en audit et conseil, cette integration pourra booster en autres le secteur automobile, aeronautique du Maroc, avec des opportunites sur la Guinee, le Ghana avec la bauxite, l'aluminium, les carrosseries, ou encore en Cote d'Ivoire qui transformera desormais son hevea en caoutchouc.
A importancia desta tolerancia e ampliada quando se trata de regioes que sofrem periodos prolongados de estiagem e tambem de especies de plantas comumente cultivadas a campo sem irrigacao, como e o caso da seringueira (Hevea brasiliensis (Wild.
Taraxacum kok-saghyz known as kok-saghyz or "Russian dandelion" is an efficient rubber producer with the same qualities as Hevea brasiliensis (Lobanov, 1951).
The cooperative is FPRDI's local partner in the project "Processing and Utilization of Senile and Unproductive Rubberwood (Hevea brasiliensis) Trees for the Production of High-Value Furniture, Mouldings and Joineries."
Roedd hynny yn 1942-45, a'i waith oedd recriwtio a hyfforddi casglwyr rwber er mwyn darganfod a chasglu rwber Hevea yn nyffryn ucha'r Orinoco.
Euplatypus parallelus has been reported to attack live rubber trees (Hevea brasiliensis [Malpighiales]) in Brazil (Silva et al.