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Castilla elastica , Panama Rubbertree

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Castilla elastica

Panama Rubbertree
Family: Moraceae
Origin: Central America
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunModerate water

Castilla elastica was the principal source of latex among the Mesoamerican peoples in pre-Columbian times.



Castilla elastica , Panama Rubbertree

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