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Mimusops globosa
Chicle Chic"le, n., Chicle gum Chicle gum [Amer. Sp. chicle.] A gumlike substance obtained from the bully tree (Mimusops globosa) and sometimes also from the naseberry or sapodilla (Sapota zapotilla). It is more plastic than caoutchouc and more elastic than gutta-percha, as an adulterant of which it is used in England. It is used largely in the United States in making chewing gum.
Mimusops globosa
Gutta-percha Gut"ta-per`cha, n. [Malay gutah gum + pertja the tree from which is it procured.] A concrete juice produced by various trees found in the Malayan archipelago, especially by the Isonandra, or Dichopsis, Gutta. It becomes soft, and unpressible at the tamperature of boiling water, and, on cooling, retains its new shape. It dissolves in oils and ethers, but not in water. In many of its properties it resembles caoutchouc, and it is extensively used for many economical purposes. The Mimusops globosa of Guiana also yields this material.

Meaning of Mimusops from wikipedia

- Mimusops is a genus of plants in the family Sapotaceae described as a genus by Linnaeus in 1753. Mimusops is native to tropical and subtropical regions...
- Mimusops elengi is a medium-sized evergreen tree found in tropical forests in South Asia, Southeast Asia and northern Australia. In Tamilnadu, India it...
- Mimusops laurifolia is a large evergreen tree, native to the Ethiopian Highlands and the highlands of southeastern Arabian Peninsula. Mimusops laurifolia...
- Mimusops angel (Canjeel in Somali) is a species of plant in the family Sapotaceae. It is endemic to Somalia, and is threatened by habitat loss. It grows...
- Mimusops zeyheri is a medium-sized (up to 15m) evergreen tree belonging to the family Sapotaceae and widely distributed in rocky places from the east coast...
- Dracaena aletriformis in the shelter of a Mimusops caffra. Rhoicissus rhomboidea supported by Mimusops caffra. Mimusops caffra is protected (in South Africa)...
- Mimusops andamanensis is an endangered species of flowering plant enlisted in the World List of Threatened Trees (Oldfield et al., 1998) with disjunct...
- Mimusops penduliflora is a species of plant in the family Sapotaceae. It is endemic to Tanzania. Lovett, J. & Clarke, G.P. (1998). "Mimusops penduliflora"...
- Mimusops riparia is a species of plant in the family Sapotaceae. It is found in Kenya and Tanzania. Lovett, J. & Clarke, G.P. (1998). "Mimusops riparia"...
- Retrieved December 25, 2009. Notes: Mimusops bidentata Prodr. (DC.) 8: 204. 1844 [mid Mar 1844] "Plant Name Details for Mimusops bidentata". IPNI. Retrieved December...
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