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Acacia mangium

Acacia mangium

This species is originated from North Australia, Papua New Guinea and East Indonesia (Maluku and Irian Jaya). It usually occurs in lowland areas below 100m above sea level. This species can grow up to 30m in height. Among its common usage are for furniture manufacturing and cabinet, door framework, moulding wood, light construction and pulp & paper.

Azadirachta excelsa

Azadirachta excelsa

Sentang is a native plantation of Malaysia as the atmosphere or climate is suitable for its plantation. Sentang wood is medium-hard or light which the tree is widely planted in Thailand, Malaysia, and Indonesia. This species can be used in small construction.

Buluh

Buluh

Bamboos encompass several rapidly growing species. They hold significant economic and cultural importance in South Asia, Southeast Asia, and East Asia, being utilized for construction materials, as a food source, and as a raw material.

Eucalyptus spp

Eucalyptus spp

The majority of Eucalyptus species originate from Australia. However, they have been cultivated in various nations due to their rapid growth and the value they offer in terms of timber, pulpwood, honey production, and essential oils.

Hevea brasiliensis

Hevea brasiliensis

 

This species is grown for timber production as its major produce and latex as the byproduct. Rubber species possess rapid growth rate and high quality latex production. It can be used in the manufacture of furniture, fibreboard and medium density fibreboard (MDF).

Khaya ivorensis

Khaya ivorensis

Khaya tree is a hardwood and fast growing species . This species can reach up to a height of 35m. Wood from Khaya tree can be used in carpentry, mortise and tenon, furniture manufacturing, cabinet work, shipbuilding and decorative venier production.

Neolamarckia cadamba

Neolamarckia cadamba

This is a fast growing species and is suitable for replantation of forests. It is found in an area below 1000m above sea level. This species is light wood and can be used for pulp and small construction.

Octomeles sumatrana

Octomeles sumatrana

This species can be found throughout Indonesia and Malaysia (Sabah and Sarawak). It grows in lowland areas up to 1000 m and is suitable for planting in alluvial, clay or sandy soils. It can be used for small construction and pulp production as this species is a light wood species.

Paraserianthes falcataria

Paraserianthes falcataria

This species originated from Maluku, Irian Jaya and Papua New Guinea. This a fast growing species and can reach up to a height of 45m. This species can be used in the production of plywood, matchstick, board, carving, pulp and paper.

Paulownia spp

Paulownia spp

The genus and family originate from East Asia and are extensively distributed throughout China. Paulownia is a rapidly growing species, capable of reaching heights of up to 20 feet within a single year. The wood of Paulownia is utilized in crafting boxes, clogs, charcoal, and veneer.

Tectona grandis

Tectona grandis

This species is also categorized as a fast-growing species and can reach up to a maximum height of 85m. Teak is one of the most valuable timber in Southeast Asia. Its durable wood and attractive natural colors made it suitable for the production of high quality furniture.

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