Definition of Genus Palaquium
1. Noun. Large genus of Malaysian trees with milky juice and leathery leaves.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Family Sapotaceae, Sapodilla Family, Sapotaceae
Member holonyms: Gutta-percha Tree, Palaquium Gutta
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Palaquium
Literary usage of Genus Palaquium
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1. Pamphlets on Forestry in the Philippine Islands (1916)
"One hundred and fifty pesos to P170 per M. Genus PALAQUIUM. . ,, A genus of about 25 species, of which one or more are reported from practically every ..."
2. Principles of Pharmacy by Henry Vinecome Arny (1917)
"Gutta Percha (NF) is the prepared milk-juice of various trees of the genus. Palaquium. It resembles rubber in many respects, although it is less elastic and ..."
3. Report of the Philippine Commission to the Secretary of War by Philippine Commission (1900-1916, United States (1907)
"... the genus Palaquium are among the largest, of the tropical forest and are generally to be noted by the brilliant green color of their leaves above and ..."
4. Forest, Resources and People in Bulungan: Elements for a History of by Bernard Sellato (2001)
"... trade name for exudates from several species of the genus Palaquium (Sapotaceae), which was used as a substitute for rubber from Hevea brasilensis). ..."