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What is a cow tree?

May 10, 2017 | Author: | Posted in Biology

Cow tree or milk tree is the popular name given to several species of evergreen trees native to the mountains of South and Central America. They get their name from the fact that when the trunks or branchesĀ are cut a large quantity of white, milklike juice exudes. The “milk” of one species, Brosimum galactodendron, is …