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20. Nauclea Cordifolia.aN. 0. Cinchonaceae. Yellow and light; used for flooring and rafters. The nauclea is said to be one of the few shade-yielding trees that grow on Mount Meru; the others, eugenia, banian, and pee pul. Another species of nauclea, black and heavy, is used for cart-wheels, and pestles.
21. Chickrassia tabularis.aN. 0. Cedrelacese. Yellow and heavy; used for eart-axles. Commonly called Chittagong wood.
22. VitexQ)aN. 0. Verbenaceae. Yellow, heavy, lasting; used for house posts and tool-handles. Commonly called chaste tree.
23. Scipindus rubiginosis.aN. 0. Sapindaceae. White and heavy; used for doorposts. Grain mottled. Called also Soap-nut tree.
24. Euphorbia (?)aN. 0. Euphorbiaceae. Native Burmese name oplesiae. White and light; used for mixing with tobacco root * to smoke.
25. Schleichera trijuga.aN. O. Sapindaceae. White and heavy; used for anchors, pestles and mortars. Native Burmese name gye.
26. Dalbergia (?)aN. O. Fabaceae. Heavy, with red heart; used for plough and cart-poles. D. Sissoo is the sissoo tree of India. The Burmese use a species for chisel-handles. One species is used for making bowsacalled Moulmein lancewood. The D. latifolia is very common about Tonghoo, where the Karens use it for spear-handles.
27. Careya arborea.aN. O. Barringtoniae. White and light; Burmese name, Ban-bive.
28. Spathodea stipulata.-aN. O. Bignonaceae. White and heavy ; used for posts. The flowers sold in Moulmein, where they are used for food, and as a remedy for psora.
29. Berrya mollis.aN. O. Liliaceae. Reddish and heavy; used chiefly for eart-axles, poles of carts, and ploughs. B. Ammonilla is the Trincomalee wood.
* So stated in the official report.* So stated in the official report.