Common names of Afzelia xylocarpa include "Makha Tree", and "Cambodia Beng Tree". This tree is the source of highly prized Afzelia Xlay burl, which has brought the tree to near extinction, classified as critically endangered by IUCN Red List.
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Afzelia xylocarpa is a tropical tree from Southeast Asia. It grows in Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Burma in deciduous forests. It can reach 30 metres tall with a trunk up to 2 metres in diameter in a mature specimen. An alternative Latin name is Pahudia cochinchinensis.
The seeds are harvested for medicinal purposes. The seed pulp can be used to make cigarettes, and the bark and seed are used for herbal medicine. The highly figured lumber is often sold as Afzelia Xylay. The wood is used for ornamental woodturning, pens, knife handles, carvings, and musical instruments.
Khmer: បេង [beːŋ]
Laotian: ຄ່າ [kʰāː]
Mandarin Chinese: 缅茄 (pinyin: "miǎnqié")
Thai: ~ makha (มะค่า)
Vietnamese: Gõ đỏ.
Cambodia Beng Tree (Afzelia Xylocarpa) - large tropical tree, luxurious wood, endangered
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