Definition of rubber tree in English:

rubber tree

Syllabification: rub·ber tree


  • 1A tree that produces the latex from which rubber is manufactured, native to the Amazonian rain forest and widely cultivated elsewhere.
    • Hevea brasiliensis, family Euphorbiaceae
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    • In contrast, latex from the tropical rubber tree Hevea brasiliensis can cause allergic reactions ranging from discomforting rashes to life-threatening shock.
    • Natural latex is a milky fluid produced by the rubber tree and is used for manufacturing scores of everyday items.
    • Also known as natural rubber latex, this milky cytosol is acquired by tapping the commercial rubber tree, Hevea brasiliensis.
  • 1.1Used in names of other trees similar to the rubber tree.

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