A shrub or tree which yields light porous timber, in particular:
- A small American tree which produces timber used for fishing floats (Leitneria floridana, family Leitneriaceae). A tree native to New Zealand (Entelea arborescens, family Tiliaceae)..
- The real problems are the corkwoods and the ironwoods.
- Two of my favourite indigenous trees for bonsai are the white stinkwood and the red stemmed corkwood or paperbark.
- At 30 points it is just 5 points bigger than the smallest champions on the Register - the northern bayberry and corkwood.
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