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Milicia excelsa (african teak)

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Wikipedia Abstract

Milicia excelsa (commonly known as African teak, mvule or iroko) is a tree species from tropical Africa. It is one of two tree species yielding timber known as iroko, the other being Milicia regia. It is threatened by habitat loss. The seed is mainly dispersed by bats.
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Allergen Potential [1]  High
Janka Hardness [2]  1260 lbf (572 kgf) Medium
Specific Gravity [3]  0.59

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1Derived from Allergy-Free Gardening OPALS™, Thomas Leo Ogren (2000)
2Wood Janka Hardness Scale/Chart J W Morlan's Unique Wood Gifts
3Properties of Imported Tropical Woods, B. FRANCIS KUKACHKA, U.S. Department of Agriculture - Forest Service
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.
5Folivory in Fruit-Eating Bats, with New Evidence from Artibeus jamaicensis (Chiroptera: Phyllostomidae), Thomas H. Kunz and Carlos A. Diaz, Biotropica, Vol. 27, No. 1 (Mar., 1995), pp. 106-120
6Gorilla diet in the Lopé Reserve, Gabon: A nutritional analysis; M. Elizabeth Rogers, Fiona Maisels, Elizabeth A. Williamson, Michel Fernandez, and Caroline E.G. Tutin; Oecologia (1990) 84:326-339
7Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
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