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Malawian Cedar (Widdringtonia whytei)

 

Family - Cupressaceae
Distribution - Malawi on Mount Mulanje
Other Names: Mkungusa, Mlanje Cedar, Mlanje Cypress

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Maple (Acer Saccharum)

 

Family - Aceraceae
Distribution - Canada and eastern USA
Other Names: Bird's eye maple, Black maple, Blister maple, Canadian maple, Curly maple, Fiddleback maple, Hard maple, Maple, Rock maple, Sugar maple, White maple

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Massaranduba (Manilkara bidentata)

 

Family - Sapotaceae
Distribution - West Indies, Central and South America
Other Names: Abeille, Acana, Almiqui, Aus, Ausabo, Ausubo, Balata burue / franc / gomme / rouge, Beefwood, Boeti, Bolletri, Bolletrie, Borowe, Botrie, Bulletwood, Bully, Bully tree, Chicozapota, Chicozapote, Horseflesh, Iriar, Kobero, Macaranduba, Maparajuba, Massarandu, Miurajuba, Nispero, Paardevleeshout, Pamashto, Paraju, Purgio, Purgo, Purue, Quinilla colorada, Red balata, Red lancewood, Sapotille, South American mahogany

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Matumi (Adina microcephala)

 

Family - Rubiaceae
Distribution - Tanzania, Mozambique, Zimbabwe and eastern Transvaal.
Other Names: Adina, African teak, Matoemie, Mdogowe, Mgwina, Mingerhout, Mugonha, Mugunya, Mulamandia, Muonha, Muonya, Muwana, Muwona, Mwenya, Redwood, Sohihy, Transvaal teak, Watermatoemie, Wild oleander, Yombe

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Meranti (Shorea spp)

 

Family - Dipterocarpaceae
Distribution - Meranti is the group name for a number of species of Shorea found in Malaysia and Indonesia.
Other Names: Red Meranti, Seraya merah, Shorea acuminata / leprosula / parvifolia / macoptera / ovalis / dasyphylla / lepidota / palembanica / teysmanniana / platycarpa / albida / quadrinervis / leptoclados / smithiana.

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Merbau (Intsia palembanica)

 

Family - Leguminosae
Distribution - Malaysia and Indonesia
Other Names: Intsia bakeri / plurijuga, Aizella, Anglai, Borneo teak, Go nuoe, Hintsy, Ipil, Kwila, Lum-pho, Lumpha, Lumpho, Makhamong, Marbau, Miraboo, Miraboo laut, Mirabow, Tat talun, V'ula, Vesi

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