rice-paper tree

[ rahys-pey-per ]
/ ˈraɪsˌpeɪ pər /

noun

an Asian shrub or small tree, Tetrapanax papyriferus, of the ginseng family, the pith of which is used in making rice paper.
Also called rice-paper plant.
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