Hevea brasiliensis


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Hevea brasiliensis deciduous tree of the Amazon and Orinoco Rivers having leathery leaves and fragrant yellow-white flowers; it yields a milky juice that is the chief source of commercial rubber
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It is well known that natural rubber latex adhesives, extracted from the rubber tree of Hevea Brasiliensis, contain antigenic proteins that may cause adverse immune responses in some individuals, such as latex allergy.