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mturner at acpub.duke.edu
Mon Jun 6 23:31:43 EST 1994
In article <60.1815.4376.0N1A11CB at canrem.com> e.vogel at canrem.com (E Vogel) writes:
> I just finished watching the Smithsonian's "Invention" video series.
> One inventor was trying to develop commercial farming of a
> "Chinese Tawa (..or Towa) Tree" --- this tree's seeds have
> highly combustible fuel oil.
Perhaps it was "tallow tree" (_Aleurites_ in the Euphorbiaceae).
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