Hevea brasiliensis (Willd. ex A. Juss.) Müll. Arg.

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Synonyms: Siphonia brasiliensis Willd. ex A. Juss.
Common names: Pará rubber (English) Rubber tree (English)
Derivation of specific name: brasiliensis: of Brazil.
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Worldwide distribution: Native to Brazil (parts of the Amazon Basin and Matto Grosso) and the Guianas.
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Radcliffe-Smith, A. (1996). Euphorbiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(4) Pages 242 - 244. (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Hevea brasiliensis

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Hevea brasiliensis
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Hevea brasiliensis
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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Malawi: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Hevea brasiliensis.
https://www.malawiflora.com/cult/species.php?species_id=231500, retrieved 27 September 2023

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