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Panama Rubber Tree (Castilla elastica)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Rosales
Family: Moraceae
(Dumort., 1829) Gaudich., in Trinius, 1835, nom. cons.

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Moraceae are often called the mulberry family or fig family, is a family of flowering plants comprising about 40 genera and over 1000 species. Included are well-known plants such as the fig, banyan, breadfruit, mulberry, and osage-orange.

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