Largertroemia microcarpa Wight
Large, about 20-30 m in height and up to 1 10 cm in diameter. Bark yellowish-grey, smooth, exfoliating in large papery flakes.
West coast semi-evergreen, Moist teak bearing and Southern moist mixed deciduous forests
Wood semi-ring porous and/or ring porous. Tangential diameter of vessel lumina 200 micras or more (large). Vessels in radial multiples of 2 to 4. Tyloses common. Axial parenchyma aliform. Axial parenchyma confluent. Ray width 1 to 3 cells.
Sapwood grey or pink, heartwood light reddish-brown to walnut brown.
Straight to somewhat interlocked.
Durable, Heartwood very refractory to treatment.
Sawing and machining satisfactory,
finishes to a smooth surface and takes good polish
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