guayule

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guayule

((g)wī-ū′lē) [Sp. guayule, fr Nahuatl cuauholli, rubber tree]
A plant (Parthenium argentatum) native to the deserts of Texas and Mexico. It is used to make hypoallergenic latex.
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In this regard, the establishment of large-scale plantations of guayaule (Parthenium argentatum) for the production of hypoaliergenic rubber could provide sufficient biomass for the production of natural preservatives derived from the resin found in this species
Until this decade, most studies of guayule, Parthenium argentatum, dealt primarily with its rubber, which hasn't been produced commercially in this country since 1929.
Parthenium argentatum, also known as guayule (refs.
Smith, "Improved germination in seeds of guayule (Parthenium argentatum Gray) following polyethylene glycol and gibberellic acid pretreatments," Annals of Applied Biology, vol.
wrightii, Ambrosia spp., Celtis pallida, Condalia ericoides, Flourensia cernua, Fouquieria splendens, Jatropha dioica, Larrea tridentata, Opuntia spp., Parthenium argentatum, P.
Guayule, Parthenium argentatum, lacks Hevea's rash-causing proteins.