Taxon: Palaquium gutta (Hook.) Baill.

 
Genus: Palaquium
Family: Sapotaceae
  Subfamily: Sapotoideae
      Tribe: Sapoteae
Nomen number: 26351
Place of publication: Traité bot. méd. phan. add. 1500. 1884
Name Verified on: 20-Nov-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Mar-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 3 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: oil/fat (fide Pl Res SEAs 18:92. 2000)
  • Materials: latex/rubber (gutta percha, rubbery material used in dentistry and formerly for cable insulation fide Pl Res SEAs 18:92. 2000)
  • Materials: lipids (gutta percha, rubbery material used in dentistry and formerly for cable insulation fide Pl Res SEAs 18:92. 2000)
  • Materials: wood (fide Pl Res SEAs 18:92. 2000)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Tropical

    • Malesia: Indonesia - Kalimantan, - Java, - Sumatra; Malaysia; Singapore

References:

  • Aubréville, A. et al., eds. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam. 1960- (F CambLVN)
  • Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. Flora of Java. 1963-1968 (F Java)
  • Boer, E. & A. B. Ella, eds. 2000. Plants producing exudates (Pl Res SEAs) 18:92.
  • Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  • Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin World checklist and bibliography of Sapotaceae. 2001 (L Sapotaceae)
  • Pennington, T. D. The genera of the Sapotaceae. 1991 (Gen Sapot)
  • Royen, P. van 1960. Revision of the Sapotaceae of the Malaysian area in a wider sense, XXIII. Palaquium Blanco (Blumea) 10:553.
  • Uphof, J. C. T. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2. 1968 (Dict Econ Pl)
  • Whitmore, T. C. et al., eds. Tree flora of Indonesia, Check list for Kalimantan. 1989 (Trees Kalim)

Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Palaquium gutta (Hook.) Baill. :

  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.