Genus Palaquium

Gutta-percha is a genus of tropical trees native to Southeast Asia and northern Australasia, from Taiwan south to the Malay Peninsula and east to the Solomon Islands.

Species in the genus Palaquium of plants


Palaquium impressionervium - Palaquium impressionervium is a species of plant in the Sapotaceae family. It is found in Malaysia and Thailand. It is threatened by habitat loss.


Palaquium philippense - According to Blanco's book , Palaquium Philippense, one of the tallest forest trees is also known as Palacpalac. It evolved from the Pampango term Palakpalak, a name used in reference to malakmalak. Malakmalak is a tree reaching a height of about 25 meters and a diameter of about 80 centimeters. The leaves are usually 16 centimeters or more in length. The lower surfaces are about 15.