pyinkado

pyinkado

(pjɪŋˈkɑːdəʊ)
n
1. (Plants) a leguminous tree, Xylia xylocarpa (or dolabriformis), native to India and Myanmar
2. (Forestry) the heavy durable timber of this tree, used for construction
[C19: from Burmese]
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46) Timber species have become a valuable commodity as well, with hardwoods such as Pyinkado and Padauk fetching high prices and forty-five different species of wood exploitable for sale in local markets.
The ranges come in a choice of species including Oak, Teak, Rosewood and Pyinkado, and are also offered in a choice of widths and lengths and as either unfinished or pre-finished, oiled or lacquered and with a smooth or scraped surface.
The eastern slopes support a taller mixed deciduous forest of teak (Tectona grandis), pyinkado (Xylia dolabriformis), and black catechu (Acacia catechu), with a variable understory of bamboos.
Padauk and pyinkado trees rise out of the jungle and disappear into the fog more than 100 feet above the ground.