Palaquium

Known as: Palaquiums 
A plant genus of the family SAPOTACEAE. Latex from bark incisions is processed into GUTTA-PERCHA.

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1987-2017
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2017
2017
  • Gutta Percha
  • 2017
Gutta-percha is natural latex and obtained from Palaquium gutta and several other trees of East Asia. The latex collected by… (More)
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2015
2015
The genus Palaquium (fam. Sapotaceae), which has provided the bulk of Guttapercha in commerce since the 1800s 1 , includes about… (More)
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2011
2011
Tropical rainforests show seasonal fluctuations in the abundance of fruits resulting in periods of resource scarcity for… (More)
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2008
2008
The term gutta-percha is usually applied to the product of the tree classified asPalaquium Gutta (Hook.) Baillon, of the… (More)
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2008
2008
Gutta-gums figure prominently in international trade. For more than 100 years the United States has been, and continues to be… (More)
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Review
2008
Review
2008
In reviewing the Fijian Sapotaceae it was found necessary to describe three new species,Planchonella sessilis, Palaquium… (More)
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Review
2008
Review
2008
Aside from the commercial importance of latex as a source of rubber, gutta percha, opium, papain, and even chewing gum, its… (More)
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2007
2007
An indigenous contraceptive herbal formulation consisting of a mixture of Lepidagathis longifolia, Palaquium sp and Phyllagathis… (More)
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1987
1987
Gutta-percha, the latex of the Palaquium tree, is a natural plastic with good dielectric properties, once used to insulate… (More)
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