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Jhalna tree or hollock tree

Terminalia myriocarpa

Description:

Wood used for house building wood flooring and floor building. 50 - 70 small black or purple berries on a long pod. Weed risk (berries constantly drop)

Habitat:

Originated from southeast Asia and thought to have originated when the Chinese arrived in hawaii

Notes:

This tree is common in in the tropics and the wood is used for house building and even boat building. This tree has a low weed risk meaning that it litters it berries, but not as much as other trees.

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Honolulu, Hawaiʻi, USA

Lat: 21.30, Long: -157.82

Spotted on Sep 6, 2012
Submitted on Sep 18, 2012

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