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Definition of African teak

African teak
Teak Teak, n. [Malayalm tekku.] (Bot.) A tree of East Indies (Tectona grandis) which furnishes an extremely strong and durable timber highly valued for shipbuilding and other purposes; also, the timber of the tree. [Written also teek.] African teak, a tree (Oldfieldia Africana) of Sierra Leone; also, its very heavy and durable wood; -- called also African oak. New Zeland teak, a large tree (Vitex littoralis) of New Zeland; also, its hard, durable timber.
African teak
African Af"ri*can, a. [L. Africus, Africanus, fr. Afer African.] Of or pertaining to Africa. African hemp, a fiber prepared from the leaves of the Sanseviera Guineensis, a plant found in Africa and India. African marigold, a tropical American plant (Tagetes erecta). African oak or African teak, a timber furnished by Oldfieldia Africana, used in ship building.

Meaning of African teak from wikipedia

- African teak is a common name for several plants and may refer to: Baikiaea plurijuga, native to the northern Kalahari Milicia excelsa, also known as iroko...
- many countries in Africa and the Caribbean. Myanmar's teak forests account for nearly half of the world's naturally occurring teak. Molecular studies...
- It is one of the woods sometimes referred to as African teak, although it is unrelated to the teak family. The wood colour is initially yellow but darkens...
- Baikiaea plurijuga, known as African teak, Mu****, Rhodesian teak, Zambian teak or Zambesi redwood, is a species of Afrotropical tree from the legume family...
- commonly known as African teak, iroko, intule, kambala, moreira, mvule, odum and tule. African teak is distributed across tropical central Africa. Its range...
- Pterocarpus angolensis (African teak, wild teak, Afrikaans: Kiaat, Sotho: Morôtô, Tswana: Mokwa, Venda: Mutondo, Shona: Mukwa, Shona: Mubvamaropa, Zulu:...
- American hophornbeam (Ostrya virginiana) Ipê (Handroanthus spp.) Iroko, African teak (Milicia excelsa) Ironwood Balau (S****a spp.) American hornbeam (Carpinus...
- flowering plant in the family Fabaceae and is known by the common names African teak, afromosia, afrormosia, kokrodua and ****amela. The species is native...
- okapi, bonobo and the Congo peafowl, but is also an important source of African teak, used for building furniture and flooring. An estimated 40 million people...
- parasitize tiama (Entandrophragma angolense from the ****gany family), African teak (Pericopsis elata from the legume family), Pterygota macrocarpa (from...
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