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Index Teak

Teak (Tectona grandis) is a tropical hardwood tree species placed in the flowering plant family Lamiaceae. [1]

84 relations: Africa, Anemophily, Asia, Bangladesh, Batter (cooking), Berenice Panchrysos, Caribbean, Carl Linnaeus the Younger, Caterpillar, Caulking, Central Java, Ceratina, Costa Rica, Countertop, Cutting board, Deciduous, Deck (ship), Dietrich Brandis, Early modern period, Endemism, Endoclita, Entomophily, Equatorial Africa, Flooring, Flowering plant, Forest Stewardship Council, Forestry, Form (botany), Glossary of leaf morphology, Gudeg, Hardwood, Harold Norman Moldenke, Homalin Township, Hyblaea puera, India, Indo-Roman trade relations, Indonesia, Iroko, Jackfruit, Kerala, Lamiaceae, Larva, Leaf, Lepidoptera, Linseed oil, Malayalam, Malaysia, Ministry of Environmental Conservation and Forestry (Myanmar), Moth, Myanmar, ..., Nilambur, Palakkad district, Panicle, Parambikulam Tiger Reserve, Peltogyne, Petal, Petiole (botany), Philippines, Plantation, Portuguese language, Sagaing Region, Sequential hermaphroditism, South America, South Asia, Southeast Asia, Sri Lanka, Stamen, Stigma (botany), Supplementum Plantarum, Sydney, Tamil language, Teak furniture, Tectona philippinensis, Thailand, The Myanmar Times, Tropics, Tulu Nadu, Tung oil, Turnip moth, Type (biology), Udupi, United States Department of Agriculture, Vegetable oil, Wood veneer. Expand index (34 more) »


Africa is the world's second largest and second most-populous continent (behind Asia in both categories).

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Anemophily or wind pollination is a form of pollination whereby pollen is distributed by wind.

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Asia is Earth's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the Eastern and Northern Hemispheres.

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Bangladesh (বাংলাদেশ, lit. "The country of Bengal"), officially the People's Republic of Bangladesh (গণপ্রজাতন্ত্রী বাংলাদেশ), is a country in South Asia.

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Batter (cooking)

Batter is thin dough that can be easily poured into a pan.

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Berenice Panchrysos

Berenice Panchrysos (Greek: Βερενίκη Πάνχρυσος, Steph. B., s. v.; Strabo xvi. 771), was an ancient town of ancient Egypt, near Sabae in the Regio Troglodytica, on the west coast of the Red Sea, between the 20th and 21st degrees of North latitude, in modern-day Sudan.

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The Caribbean is a region that consists of the Caribbean Sea, its islands (some surrounded by the Caribbean Sea and some bordering both the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean) and the surrounding coasts.

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Carl Linnaeus the Younger

Carl Linnaeus the Younger, Carl von Linné or Carolus Linnaeus the Younger (20 January 1741 – 1 November 1783) was a Swedish naturalist.

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Caterpillars are the larval stage of members of the order Lepidoptera (the insect order comprising butterflies and moths).

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Caulking is both the processes and material (also called sealant) to seal joints or seams in various structures and some types of piping.

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Central Java

Central Java (Jawa Tengah, abbreviated as Jateng) is a province of Indonesia.

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The cosmopolitan bee genus Ceratina, often referred to as small carpenter bees, is the sole lineage of the tribe Ceratinini, and closely related to the more familiar carpenter bees.

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Costa Rica

Costa Rica ("Rich Coast"), officially the Republic of Costa Rica (República de Costa Rica), is a country in Central America, bordered by Nicaragua to the north, Panama to the southeast, the Pacific Ocean to the west, the Caribbean Sea to the east, and Ecuador to the south of Cocos Island.

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A countertop (also counter top, counter, benchtop, (British English) worktop, or (Australian English) kitchen bench) is a horizontal work surface in kitchens or other food preparation areas, bathrooms or lavatories, and workrooms in general.

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Cutting board

A cutting board is a durable board on which to place material for cutting.

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In the fields of horticulture and botany, the term deciduous (/dɪˈsɪdʒuəs/) means "falling off at maturity" and "tending to fall off", in reference to trees and shrubs that seasonally shed leaves, usually in the autumn; to the shedding of petals, after flowering; and to the shedding of ripe fruit.

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Deck (ship)

A deck is a permanent covering over a compartment or a hull of a ship.

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Dietrich Brandis

Sir Dietrich Brandis, KCIE, FRS (31 March 1824 – 28 May 1907, Bonn) was a German-British botanist and forestry academic and administrator, who worked with the British Imperial Forestry Service in colonial India for nearly 30 years.

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Early modern period

The early modern period of modern history follows the late Middle Ages of the post-classical era.

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Endemism is the ecological state of a species being unique to a defined geographic location, such as an island, nation, country or other defined zone, or habitat type; organisms that are indigenous to a place are not endemic to it if they are also found elsewhere.

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Endoclita is a genus of moths of the family Hepialidae.

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Entomophily or insect pollination is a form of pollination whereby pollen of plants, especially but not only of flowering plants, is distributed by insects.

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Equatorial Africa

Equatorial Africa is an ambiguous term that sometimes is used to refer to tropical Africa, or the equatorial region of Sub-Saharan Africa traversed by the equator.

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Flooring is the general term for a permanent covering of a floor, or for the work of installing such a floor covering.

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Flowering plant

The flowering plants, also known as angiosperms, Angiospermae or Magnoliophyta, are the most diverse group of land plants, with 416 families, approximately 13,164 known genera and c. 295,383 known species.

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Forest Stewardship Council

The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) is an international non-profit, multi-stakeholder organization established in 1993 to promote responsible management of the world’s forests.

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Forestry is the science and craft of creating, managing, using, conserving, and repairing forests, woodlands, and associated resources to meet desired goals, needs, and values for human and environment benefits.

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Form (botany)

In botanical nomenclature, a form (forma, plural formae) is one of the "secondary" taxonomic ranks, below that of variety, which in turn is below that of species; it is an infraspecific taxon.

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Glossary of leaf morphology

The following is a defined list of terms which are used to describe leaf morphology in the description and taxonomy of plants.

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Gudeg is a traditional Javanese cuisine from Yogyakarta and Central Java, Indonesia.

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Hardwood is wood from dicot trees.

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Harold Norman Moldenke

Harold Norman Moldenke, also known as simply Moldenke (1909–1996) was an American botanist/taxonomist.

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Homalin Township

Homalin Township (ဟုမ္မလင်း မြို့နယ်) is a township in Hkamti District in the Sagaing Region of Burma.

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Hyblaea puera

Hyblaea puera, commonly known as the teak defoliator, is a moth native to south-east Asia.

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India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.

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Indo-Roman trade relations

Indo-Roman trade relations (see also the spice trade and incense road) was trade between the Indian subcontinent and the Roman Empire in Europe and the Mediterranean.

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Indonesia (or; Indonesian), officially the Republic of Indonesia (Republik Indonesia), is a transcontinental unitary sovereign state located mainly in Southeast Asia, with some territories in Oceania.

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Iroko is a large hardwood tree from the west coast of tropical Africa that can live up to 500 years.

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The jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus), also known as jack tree, fenne, jakfruit, or sometimes simply jack or jak, is a species of tree in the fig, mulberry, and breadfruit family (Moraceae) native to southwest India.

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Kerala is a state in South India on the Malabar Coast.

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The Lamiaceae or Labiatae are a family of flowering plants commonly known as the mint or deadnettle family.

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A larva (plural: larvae) is a distinct juvenile form many animals undergo before metamorphosis into adults.

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A leaf is an organ of a vascular plant and is the principal lateral appendage of the stem.

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Lepidoptera is an order of insects that includes butterflies and moths (both are called lepidopterans).

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Linseed oil

Linseed oil, also known as flaxseed oil or flax oil, is a colourless to yellowish oil obtained from the dried, ripened seeds of the flax plant (Linum usitatissimum).

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Malayalam is a Dravidian language spoken across the Indian state of Kerala by the Malayali people and it is one of 22 scheduled languages of India.

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Malaysia is a federal constitutional monarchy in Southeast Asia.

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Ministry of Environmental Conservation and Forestry (Myanmar)

The Ministry of Environmental Conservation and Forestry (ပတ်ဝန်းကျင်ထိန်းသိမ်းရေးနှင့် သစ်တောရေးရာ ဝန်ကြီးဌာန) is a ministry in the Burmese government responsible for the country's forestry and logging sectors.

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Moths comprise a group of insects related to butterflies, belonging to the order Lepidoptera.

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Myanmar, officially the Republic of the Union of Myanmar and also known as Burma, is a sovereign state in Southeast Asia.

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Nilambur is a municipality and a taluk in the Malappuram district of the Indian state of Kerala.

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Palakkad district

Palakkad District is one of the 14 districts of the Indian state of Kerala.

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A panicle is a much-branched inflorescence.

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Parambikulam Tiger Reserve

Parambikulam Tiger Reserve, which also includes the erstwhile Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary, is a protected area in Chittur taluk in Palakkad district of Kerala state, South India.

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Peltogyne, commonly known as purpleheart, amendoim or amaranth, is a genus of 23 species of flowering plants in the family Fabaceae, native to tropical regions of Central and South America, where they occur in tropical rainforests.

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Petals are modified leaves that surround the reproductive parts of flowers.

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Petiole (botany)

In botany, the petiole is the stalk that attaches the leaf blade to the stem.

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The Philippines (Pilipinas or Filipinas), officially the Republic of the Philippines (Republika ng Pilipinas), is a unitary sovereign and archipelagic country in Southeast Asia.

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A plantation is a large-scale farm that specializes in cash crops.

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Portuguese language

Portuguese (português or, in full, língua portuguesa) is a Western Romance language originating from the regions of Galicia and northern Portugal in the 9th century.

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Sagaing Region

Sagaing Region (စစ်ကိုင်းတိုင်းဒေသကြီး,, formerly Sagaing Division) is an administrative region of Myanmar, located in the north-western part of the country between latitude 21° 30' north and longitude 94° 97' east.

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Sequential hermaphroditism

Sequential hermaphroditism (called dichogamy in botany) is a type of hermaphroditism that occurs in many fish, gastropods, and plants.

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South America

South America is a continent in the Western Hemisphere, mostly in the Southern Hemisphere, with a relatively small portion in the Northern Hemisphere.

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South Asia

South Asia or Southern Asia (also known as the Indian subcontinent) is a term used to represent the southern region of the Asian continent, which comprises the sub-Himalayan SAARC countries and, for some authorities, adjoining countries to the west and east.

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Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia or Southeastern Asia is a subregion of Asia, consisting of the countries that are geographically south of China, east of India, west of New Guinea and north of Australia.

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Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka (Sinhala: ශ්‍රී ලංකා; Tamil: இலங்கை Ilaṅkai), officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, is an island country in South Asia, located in the Indian Ocean to the southwest of the Bay of Bengal and to the southeast of the Arabian Sea.

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The stamen (plural stamina or stamens) is the pollen-producing reproductive organ of a flower.

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Stigma (botany)

The stigma (plural: stigmata) is the receptive tip of a carpel, or of several fused carpels, in the gynoecium of a flower.

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Supplementum Plantarum

h Supplementum Plantarum Systematis Vegetabilium Editionis Decimae Tertiae, Generum Plantarum Editiones Sextae, et Specierum Plantarum Editionis Secundae, commonly abbreviated to Supplementum Plantarum Systematis Vegetabilium or just Supplementum Plantarum, and further abbreviated by botanists to Suppl.

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Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia and Oceania.

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Tamil language

Tamil (தமிழ்) is a Dravidian language predominantly spoken by the Tamil people of India and Sri Lanka, and by the Tamil diaspora, Sri Lankan Moors, Burghers, Douglas, and Chindians.

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Teak furniture

Teak wood is used for making boats, furniture, and other things which require resistance to the elements.

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Tectona philippinensis

Tectona philippinensis, also called Philippine teak, is a species of plant in the Lamiaceae family, formerly classified in the Verbenaceae.

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Thailand, officially the Kingdom of Thailand and formerly known as Siam, is a unitary state at the center of the Southeast Asian Indochinese peninsula composed of 76 provinces.

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The Myanmar Times

The Myanmar Times, founded in 2000, is the oldest privately owned and operated English-language newspaper in Myanmar.

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The tropics are a region of the Earth surrounding the Equator.

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Tulu Nadu

Tulu Nadu or Tulunad is a Tulu speaking region spread over parts of the Karnataka and Kerala states of India.

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Tung oil

Tung oil or China wood oil is a drying oil obtained by pressing the seed from the nut of the tung tree (Vernicia fordii).

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Turnip moth

The turnip moth (Agrotis segetum) is a moth of the family Noctuidae.

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Type (biology)

In biology, a type is a particular specimen (or in some cases a group of specimens) of an organism to which the scientific name of that organism is formally attached.

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Udupi (alternatively spelled as Udipi), also known as Odipu in Tulu, is a city in the Indian state of Karnataka.

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United States Department of Agriculture

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), also known as the Agriculture Department, is the U.S. federal executive department responsible for developing and executing federal laws related to farming, forestry, and food.

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Vegetable oil

Vegetable oils, or vegetable fats, are fats extracted from seeds, or less often, from other parts of fruits.

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Wood veneer

In woodworking, veneer refers to thin slices of wood, usually thinner than 3 mm (1/8 inch), that typically are glued onto core panels (typically, wood, particle board or medium-density fiberboard) to produce flat panels such as doors, tops and panels for cabinets, parquet floors and parts of furniture.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Teak

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