Berrya cordifolia

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Trincomalee wood
Berrya cordifolia Govindoo.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Malvales
Family: Malvaceae
Genus: Berrya
B. cordifolia
Binomial name
Berrya cordifolia
(Willd.) Burret
  • Berrya ammonilla Roxb.
  • Espera cordifolia Willd.
  • Triopterys poliandra Blanco

Berrya cordifolia, the Trincomalee wood,[2] is a species of tree native to much of tropical Asia[3] and introduced to Africa.[4] It is also found in the forests of Christmas Island.[5] It is widely used for timber,[3] and its bark is used for fibers.[4] 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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  2. ^ "Berrya cordifolia". Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN). Agricultural Research Service (ARS), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Retrieved 18 February 2019.
  3. ^ a b Flora of China
  4. ^ a b Aluka Profile
  5. ^ Christmas Island National Park Archived 2009-02-21 at the Wayback Machine

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