Combretodendron quadrialatum (Merr.) R.Knuth
Terminalia quadrialata Merr.
Petersianthus quadrialatus is a deciduous tree; it can grow up to 30 metres or more tall. The straight, cylindrical bole can be free of branches for 20 metres or more; it is usually up to 100cm in diameter, occasionally to more than 200cm[
The tree is harvested from the wild for its wood, which is used locally.
Southeast Asia - Philippines.
Dense, primary lowland forests[
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The heartwood is bright reddish brown, frequently with broad lighter and darker belts; it is clearly demarcated from the 4 - 10cm wide band of whitish sapwood. The texture is rather coarse; the grain fairly straight, sometimes a little crossed. The wood is moderately heavy; moderately hard; very durable, even the sapwood is not attacked by beetles. There is a tendency to warp and check when seasoning if this is not done with care. It can be worked easily with ordinary tools. The wood is used for beams, joists, rafters; posts above stumps; flooring, sheathing, ceiling; furniture and cabinetwork[
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