Definition of Palaquium gutta
1. Noun. One of several East Indian trees yielding gutta-percha.
Group relationships: Genus Palaquium, Palaquium
Generic synonyms: Tree
Lexicographical Neighbors of Palaquium Gutta
Literary usage of Palaquium gutta
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1915)
"This plant should be called palaquium gutta. In Pala- quium the floral ... Gutta, Hook, (properly palaquium gutta, Burck.) One of the GUTTA-PERCHA TREES. ..."
2. Select Extra-tropical Plants, Readily Eligible for Industrial Culture Or by Ferdinand von Mueller (1891)
"The tubers of three plants may fi.la bushel-basket [Macfadyen] ; they mature within some few months. palaquium gutta, Bâillon and Burck. ..."
3. Report of the Governor General of the Philippine Islands by Philippines Governor (1907)
"Leaves of palaquium gutta Burck, grown at the botanical garden at Singapore, ... Gutta-Percha Leaf (palaquium gutta) enlarged, showing the fibers of gutta- ..."
4. Report of the Governor General of the Philippine Islands by Philippines Governor (1904)
"In gutta-percha from palaquium gutta, for example, as has already been ... The discussion has so far been of the gutta found in the species palaquium gutta. ..."
5. The Gardens' Bulletin, Singapore by Botanic Gardens (Singapore (1907)
"After having searched carefully for this insect on palaquium gutta var. oblongifolia I have come to the conclusion that this tree is not suitable as a food ..."
6. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1892)
"... only two genera are at present known to yield gutta of the highest commercial value. Of these, the species of first rate importance are palaquium gutta, ..."