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Terminalia acuminata

Synonyms: Andersonia acuminata; Andersonia lanceolata; Anogeissus acuminata; Anogeissus acuminata var. fischeri; Anogeissus acuminata var. lanceolata; Anogeissus fischeri; Anogeissus harmandii; Anogeissus pierrei; Anogeissus tonkinensis; Buchenavia acuminata; Conocarpus acuminatus; Conocarpus hirtus; Conocarpus lanceolatus; Myrobalanus acuminata

Wikipedia Abstract

Terminalia acuminata was a species of plant in the Combretaceae family. It was endemic to the Atlantic Forest in Brazil, but became extinct in the wild from habitat loss. Two individuals remain in the Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden.
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Endangered Species

Status: Extinct in the wild
View IUCN Record: Terminalia acuminata


Janka Hardness [1]  2150 lbf (975 kgf) Hard
Specific Gravity [2]  0.88


Badamia exclamationis (Brown awl)[3]



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1Wood Janka Hardness Scale/Chart J W Morlan's Unique Wood Gifts
2Chave J, Coomes D, Jansen S, Lewis SL, Swenson NG, Zanne AE (2009) Towards a worldwide wood economics spectrum. Ecology Letters 12: 351-366. Zanne AE, Lopez-Gonzalez G, Coomes DA, Ilic J, Jansen S, Lewis SL, Miller RB, Swenson NG, Wiemann MC, Chave J (2009) Data from: Towards a worldwide wood economics spectrum. Dryad Digital Repository.
3Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
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