Palaquium


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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.
Gutta percha was a latex collected from certain varieties of trees belonging to the Sapotaceae genus, in particular the Palaquium and, arguably, the Payena species found in Southeast Asia.
de Jussieu) e um grupo monofiletico (Pennington, 1991; Morton et al, 1997), onde sao encontrados dezesseis generos (Pennington, 1991), sendo que seis deles se destacam pela grande quantidade de especies catalogadas: Pouteria Aubl.; Palaquium G.; Madhuca M., Sideroxylon L., Chrysophyllum L.
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.
(144.) Gutta-percha is a hard natural latex material produced from the sap of tropical trees in the genus Palaquium