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Monkey pod

Samanea saman


Distribution: Central and South America, also planted/naturalized in many tropical regions of the world Tree Size: 100-125 ft (30-38 m) tall, 3-4 ft (1-1.2 m) trunk diameter Average Dried Weight: 36 lbs/ft3 (570 kg/m3) Basic Specific Gravity: .48 Hardness: 850 lbf (3,780 N) Rupture Strength: 8,860 lbf/in2 (61,100 kPa) Elastic Strength: 1,100,000 lbf/in2 (7,590 MPa) Crushing Strength: 5,550 lbf/in2 (38.3 MPa) Shrinkage: Radial: 2.0%, Tangential: 3.4%, Volumetric: 6.0%, T/R Ratio: 1.7

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MaryIsis 8 years ago

INTRODUCED/ALIEN species. Native from Maexico, Guatemala, Peru, Bolivia, Brazil. Introduced in 1800's.

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Honolulu, Hawaiʻi, USA

Spotted on Sep 4, 2012
Submitted on Oct 7, 2012


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