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Xylocarpus


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(family Meliaceae)

A genus of mangrove forest trees which have big, spreading buttresses. The fruit is a large, spherical capsule. The seed has a corky testa, adapted thereby to water dispersal. The trees yield a valuable cabinet timber. There are 3 species, occurring in the Old World tropics from E. Africa to the Pacific.

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