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Broussonetia (Sturtevant, 1919)

Brosimum
Sturtevant, Notes on edible plants, 1919
Broussonetia (Sturtevant, 1919)
Bruguiera


Broussonetia papyrifera Vent.

Urticaceae. PAPER MULBERRY. TAPA-CLOTH TREE.

A tree of the islands of the Pacific, China and Japan. It is cultivated for the inner bark which is used for making a paper as well as textile fabrics. The fleshy part of the compound fruit is saccharine and edible.