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Californian Redwood (Sequoia sempervirens)

 

Family - Taxodiaceae
Distribution - USA, Namely Southern Oregon to California
Other Names: Coast redwood, Redwood, Sequoia, Sequoia pine, Vervona

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Camphor Wood (Cinnamomum camphora)

 

Family - Lauraceae
Distribution - Australia, Burma, China, India, Japan, Korea-North, Korea-South, Malaysia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, United States
Other Names: Camphor tree, Cinnamon wood, Dalchini, Formosan camphor, Genuine, Japan camphor tree, Japanese camphor, Kalingag, Kayu, Kusonoki, Ohez, True Camphor.

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Cedrela (Toona ciliata)

 

Family - Meliaceae
Distribution - Southern Asia, Afghanistan, Papa New Guinea and Australia.
Other Names: Australian Red Cedar, Toon, Suren, Indian Mahogany, Burma cedar, Burma toon, Indian cedar, Indian toon, moulmein cedar, Queensland red cedar, toon tree, toona tree.

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Chamfuta (Afzelia Quanzensis)

 

Family - Leguminosae
Distribution - Kenya, Madagascar, Mozambique, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania
Other Names: Afzelia, Aiyo, Aligna, Apa, Azza, Beyo, Bilinga, Chamfuti, Chanfuta, Chanfuti, Chemnen, Doussie, East African afzelia, Hlafuta, Isbin, Kipapa, Lucky bean, Mahogany bean, Mapoortza, Mbambakofi, Mbarakun, Mbarikwa, Mbembakofe, Mbembakofi, Mfunguji, Mkehli, Mkola, Mkongo, Mkora, Mungongona, Mungoriondo, Mungwingwi, Mupapa, Musacassa, Mussalossa, Mwamba, N'shene, Ompow, Onvru, Oshoshi, Peulmahonia, Pod mahogany, Red-arilled afzelia, Rhodesian mahogany, Shenhe

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Cocobola (Dalbergia retusa)

 

Family - Leguminosae
Distribution - Occurs along the west coast of Central America, from Mexico to Panama.
Other Names: Caviuna, Cocobolo prieto, Cocoboloholz, Foseholz, Funera, Granadillo, Grandillo, Jacarandaholz, Legitimo, Melon, Namba, Nambar de agui, Nambar legitimo, Nicaragua rosewood, Nicaraguan rosewood, Palisander, Palisandre, Palisandro, Palissandro, Palo sandro, Pau preto, Red foxwood, Urauna

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Cottonwood (Populus canescens)

 

Family - Salicaceae
Distribution - Europe , grown in South Africa
Other names: Grey Poplar, Gray poplar, Matchwood Poplar, Vallpopulier.

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