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bulletwood

(ˈbʊlɪtˌwʊd)
n
(Plants) the wood of a tropical American sapotaceous tree, Manilkara bidentata, widely used for construction due to its durability and toughness
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They could, without permission, cut palm leaves or trees to be turned into dugout canoes, but not trees above forty centimetres in diameter at breast height (DBH), or to be converted into shingles, staves nor charcoal; nor could they tap bulletwood trees without permission (Government of Guyana 1969, 20-22).
The area has large areas of swamp, and hosts extensive forests of commercially valuable greenheart, mora, crabwood, wallaba and bulletwood. Bauxite deposits can be found below the sand and clay of this region.
Elengi oil The essential oil, from bulletwood flowers,