Kapur (wood)

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Kapur (or Kapor) is a dipterocarp hardwood from trees of the genus Dryobalanops found in lowland tropical rainforests of Malaysia, Indonesia and South-East Asia.[1] It is a durable construction timber. One variety, D. aromatica, is a source of camphor.

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  1. ^ Kapur at Queensland Department of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation