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Balau (Shorea spp)

 

Family - Dipterocarpaceae
Distribution - South East Asia
Other Names: Shorea guiso / Laeviflora / maxwelliana / plagata, Balau merah, Guijo, Membatu, Red balau, Red selangan, Red selangan batu

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Bocote (Cordia dodecandra)

 

Family - Boranginaceae
Distribution - Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico
Other Names: Amapa asta/beba/bola, Anacuite, Asta, Baria, Barl, Bojon, Bonom, Canaletta, Chackopte, Copite, Cupane, Freijo, Grisino, Gueramo, Habeen, Laurel, Negra, Ocotillo meco, Palo de asta, Pardillo del monte, Peterebi, Siricote blanco, Trompillo, Veria prieta, Zac-copte, Ziricote

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Brazilian Mahogany (Swietenia macrophylla)

 

Family - Meliaceae
Distribution - Central and South America.
Other Names: Araputanga, Cedro-I, acajou, mogno, aguano.

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Burmese Teak (Tectona Grandis)

 

Family - Verbenaceae
Distribution - Burma, India, Thailand and Indonesia
Other Names: Tectona theka, Burma teak, Deleg, Djati, Djatos, Dodolan, Genuine teak, Gia thi, Giati, Jate, Jati, Jati sak, Jatih, Jatos, Java teak, Kaiti, Kulidawa, Kyoon-pen, Kyun, Mai sak, Maisak, Moulimein teak, Pahi, Rangoon teak, Rosawa, Sagon, Sagwan, Tadi, Teak, Teca, Teck, Tegina, Tekku, Thekku, Thukku, Tik, Tsik

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Burmog (Pentace triptera)

 

Family - Tiliaceae
Distribution - Malaysia
Other Names: Pentace adenophora / curtisii / discolor / macrophylla, Melunak pusat beludu, Balong ayam, Baru, Janda baik, Kebal ayam, Kempayang hantu, Pinang baik, Takalis.

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