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Related to sterculia: Sterculia urens
(Cookery) a dietary fibre used as a food stabilizer and denture adhesive. It is the dried gum tapped from the trunk and stems of the tree Sterculia urens, native to Central India and Pakistan
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|Noun||1.||sterculia - any tree of the genus Sterculia |
genus Sterculia - type genus of the Sterculiaceae: deciduous or evergreen trees of Old and New World tropics and subtropics
Panama tree, Sterculia apetala - large deciduous tree native to Panama and from which the country takes its name; having densely leafy crown and naked trunk
Java olives, kalumpang, Sterculia foetida - large tree of Old World tropics having foul-smelling orange-red blossoms followed by red pods enclosing oil-rich seeds sometimes used as food