Astronium fraxinifolium

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Astronium fraxinifolium
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Sapindales
Family: Anacardiaceae
Genus: Astronium
Species: A. fraxinifolium
Binomial name
Astronium fraxinifolium
Schott

Astronium fraxinifolium is a timber tree, which is native to Amazon Rainforest, Atlantic Forest, Caatinga, and Cerrado vegetation in Brazil. Common names include kingwood,[1] locustwood,[1] tigerwood,[1] and zebrawood.[1] It is known in Portuguese as Goncalo alves. This plant is cited in Flora Brasiliensis by Carl Friedrich Philipp von Martius. It is also used to make hardwood such as Tigerwood.[citation needed]

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  1. ^ a b c d "USDA GRIN Taxonomy". Retrieved 21 November 2014. 

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