Dalbergia retusa


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Noun1.Dalbergia retusa - a valuable timber tree of tropical South America
Dalbergia, genus Dalbergia - large genus of tropical trees having pinnate leaves and paniculate flowers and cultivated commercially for their dramatically grained and colored timbers
granadilla wood - dark red hardwood derived from the cocobolo and used in making musical instruments e.g. clarinets
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
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The Dalbergia retusa tree, which reaches a height of up to 75 feet in Central American rainforests, has been heavily exploited and is now in danger of extinction.
In Mexico, the tree is called granadino, but in most places around the world, dalbergia retusa is known as cocobolo.