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Pentadesma butyracea (butter tree)

Synonyms: Pentadesma leptonema


Janka Hardness [1]  1800 lbf (816 kgf) Medium
Specific Gravity [2]  0.806
Structure [3]  Tree


Gorilla gorilla (gorilla)[4]
Loxodonta africana (African Bush Elephant)[5]
Mandrillus leucophaeus (drill)[6]

External References

USDA Plant Profile



Attributes / relations provided by
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.
3Kattge, J. et al. (2011b) TRY - a global database of plant traits Global Change Biology 17:2905-2935
4Jorrit 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.
5Forest elephant group composition, frugivory and coastal use in the Réserve de Faune du Petit Loango, Gabon, Bethan J. Morgan and P. C. Lee, African Journal of Ecology, Volume 45, Issue 4, pp. 519 - 526
6Note on Drill (Mandrillus leucophaeus) Ecology and Conservation Status in Korup National Park, Southwest Cameroon, CHRISTOS ASTARAS, MICHAEL MUHLENBERG, AND MATTHIAS WALTERT, American Journal of Primatology 69:1–7 (2007)