Ficus elastica
India In"di*a, n. [See {Indian}.] A country in Southern Asia; the two peninsulas of Hither and Farther India; in a restricted sense, Hither India, or Hindostan. [1913 Webster]

{India ink}, a nearly black pigment brought chiefly from China, used for water colors. It is in rolls, or in square, and consists of lampblack or ivory black and animal glue. Called also {China ink}. The true India ink is sepia. See {Sepia}.

{India matting}, floor matting made in China, India, etc., from grass and reeds; -- also called {Canton matting} or {China matting}.

{India paper}, a variety of Chinese paper, of smooth but not glossy surface, used for printing from engravings, woodcuts, etc.

{India proof} (Engraving), a proof impression from an engraved plate, taken on India paper.

{India rubber}. See {Caoutchouc}.

{India-rubber tree} (Bot.), any tree yielding caoutchouc, but especially the East Indian {Ficus elastica}, often cultivated for its large, shining, elliptical leaves. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Ficus elastica — Taxobox name = Ficus elastica image width = 240px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Rosales familia = Moraceae genus = Ficus subgenus = Urostigma species = F. elastica binomial = Ficus elastica binomial… …   Wikipedia

  • Ficus elastica — stambialapis fikusas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Šilkmedinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Ficus elastica), paplitęs atogrąžų Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Ficus elastica angl. Assam rubber; India rubber; India rubber fig; Indian… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • ficus elastica — {{hw}}{{ficus elastica}}{{/hw}}s. m. inv. Pianta arborea delle Urticali, dal cui fusto si ricava la gomma e coltivata in vaso per le belle foglie ovali, coriacee e lucenti …   Enciclopedia di italiano

  • Ficus elastica — ID 34981 Symbol Key FIEL Common Name Indian rubberplant Family Moraceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution FL, PR Growth Habit Tree Duration …   USDA Plant Characteristics

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  • Ficus elastica — noun large tropical Asian tree frequently dwarfed as a houseplant; source of Assam rubber • Syn: ↑India rubber tree, ↑India rubber plant, ↑India rubber fig, ↑rubber plant, ↑Assam rubber • Hypernyms: ↑fig tree …   Useful english dictionary

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