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Taralea oppositifolia (opposite taralea; Zapatero; Cumarurana; Cunduru; Saint-martin Gris; Tarala; Tonka Bean; Tornillo Caspi)

Synonyms: Coumarouna coriacea; Coumarouna oppositifolia; Coumarouna speciosa; Dipteryx applanata; Dipteryx nudipes; Dipteryx oppositifolia; Dipteryx oppositifolia var. parviflora; Dipteryx speciosa; Swartzia coriacea; Taralea nudipes; Taralea oppositifolia var. parviflora

Attributes

Janka Hardness [2]  3590 lbf (1628 kgf) Very Hard
Leaf Type [1]  Evergreen
Specific Gravity [3]  0.89
Structure [1]  Tree

Distribution

Bolivia (native); Brazil (native); Colombia (native); French Guiana (native); Guyana (native); Peru (native); Surinam (native); Venezuela (native);

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Citations

Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Attributes / relations provided by 1Kattge, J. et al. (2011b) TRY - a global database of plant traits Global Change Biology 17:2905-2935 2Wood Janka Hardness Scale/Chart J W Morlan's Unique Wood Gifts 3Jérôme Chave, Helene C. Muller-Landau, Timothy R. Baker, Tomás A. Easdale, Hans ter Steege, Campbell O. Webb, 2006. Regional and phylogenetic variation of wood density across 2,456 neotropical tree species. Ecological Applications 16(6), 2356 - 2367
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