9. Tamarindus indica.aN. 0. Liguminosse. Wood little used. Trees often grown near huts for shade.
10. Diospyros.aN. 0. Ebenacese. Shan black dye is said to be prepared from the fruit of a species of this plant. The fruit known in Burmah as Chinese dates, in Hong Kong and America as Persimmon, is the product of D. Kaki, which grows abundantly in China and Japan.
11. Hopea odorata.aN. 0. Symplocaceae. Dark and heavy; used for making boats. The best canoes are made of it. H. Suava. Light-coloured; heavy; used extensively in boat building. These, together with shorea and dipterocarpus, are used for the manufacture of dammer.
12. Artocarpus.aN. O. Artocarpese. Jack. Wood used in making boats by the Burmese.
13. Podocarpus Nervifolia.aN. 0. Taxaeeee. A white, light, close-grained wood.
14. Conocarpus acuminatus.aN. 0. Proteaceae. Wood hard and heavy; used for making pestles and mortars.
15. Pongamia glabra.aN. O. Fabacese. Used for ploughs and harrows. A black, heavy wood.
16. Albizzia Lebbek.aN. O. Fabacese. Black and heavy used for making cart-wheels and oil presses.
17. Pterocarpus Dalbergioides.aN. 0. Fabacese. Ked and; heavy; used for cart-wheels. Called the Padouk tree. The P. indicus said to yield wine. The P. marsupium is the peetsal of Bengal. The wood of P. Dalbergioides is not unlike mahogany.
18. Shorea robusta.aN. 0. Dipteracese. Wood white and heavy; used for house building. The sal tree of India. Guadama is said to have died in a grove of sal, and to have been born under one of them. Other accounts state that he was born under a Jonesia. The petrified wood met with in Upper Burmah is stated to be of this species.
19. Bombax Maldbaricum and Ceterophylla.aN. 0. Stercu-lacese. Light white wood, easily destructible ; easily worked; used for temporary boxes and coffins. The a cotton a of some species is made into pillows and mattresses. It has even been made into cloth.19. Bombax Maldbaricum and Ceterophylla.a N. 0. Stercu-lacese. Light white wood, easily destructible ; easily worked; used for temporary boxes and coffins. The a cotton a of some species is made into pillows and mattresses. It has even been made into cloth.