Berrya cordifolia

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Berrya cordifolia
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Malvales
Family: Malvaceae
Genus: Berrya
Species: B. cordifolia
Binomial name
Berrya cordifolia
(Willd.) Burret

Espera cordifolia

Berrya cordifolia - MHNT

Berrya cordifolia (Trincomalee wood, හල්මිල්ල (Halmilla) in Sinhalese) is a species of tree native to much of Southeast Asia[1] and introduced to Africa.[2] It occurs in the forests of Christmas Island[3] and Sri Lanka where it naturally occurs in the dry zone in the up country. It is widely used for timber,[1] and its bark is used for fibers.[2] The wood has a number of uses, including furniture and historical applications in shipbuilding. It grows up to 27 meters tall.


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