Definición de Indian rubber tree en Inglés

Indian rubber tree

nombre

  • The tree Ficus elastica, native to India and South-East Asia, which is widely grown as an ornamental tree in warm countries and as a house plant in cooler countries.

    This tree is not the usual source of natural rubber.

Origen

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Thomas Jefferson (1743–1826), revolutionary politician and president of the United States of America.