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Definition of bloodwood

bloodwood
Logwood Log"wood` . [So called from being imported in logs.] The heartwood of a tree (H[ae]matoxylon Campechianum), a native of South America, It is a red, heavy wood, containing a crystalline substance called h[ae]matoxylin, and is used largely in dyeing. An extract from this wood is used in medicine as an astringent. Also called Campeachy wood, and bloodwood.
Bloodwood
Bloodwood Blood"wood, n. (Bot.) A tree having the wood or the sap of the color of blood. Note: Norfolk Island bloodwood is a euphorbiaceous tree (Baloghia lucida), from which the sap is collected for use as a plant. Various other trees have the name, chiefly on account of the color of the wood, as Gordonia H[ae]matoxylon of Jamaica, and several species of Australian Eucalyptus; also the true logwood ( H[ae]matoxylon campechianum).

Meaning of bloodwood from wikipedia

- Bloodwood is a common name for several unrelated trees, including: Baloghia inophylla (Brush or Scrub bloodwood), Baloghia marmorata (Marbled bloodwood)...
- also known as the brush bloodwood, as it occurs in brushes, (a nineteenth-century term for rainforest), as well as bloodwood, as the clear sap is blood...
- Corymbia opaca, also known as the desert bloodwood, is a species of tree that is endemic to northern Australia. It has rough bark on part or all of the...
- The Bush coconut, or bloodwood apple, is an Australian bush tucker food, often eaten by Indigenous people of Central Australia. The bush coconut is, in...
- Haematoxylum campechianum (blackwood, bloodwood tree, bluewood, campeachy tree, campeachy wood, campeche logwood, campeche wood, Jamaica wood, logwood...
- erythrophloia, commonly known as the red bloodwood, variable-barked bloodwood, red-barked bloodwood or gum-topped bloodwood, is a species of tree that is endemic...
- Corymbia intermedia, commonly known as the pink bloodwood, is a species of medium to tall tree that is endemic to north-eastern Australia. It has rough...
- Corymbia gummifera, commonly known as red bloodwood, is a species of tree, rarely a mallee, that is endemic to eastern Australia. It has rough, tessellated...
- Corymbia eremaea, commonly known as mallee bloodwood, hill bloodwood and centre range bloodwood, is a member of the genus Corymbia native to central Australia...
- Corymbia ptychocarpa, commonly known as the swamp bloodwood or spring bloodwood, is a species of tree that is endemic to northwestern Australia. It has...
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