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naked-wood

[DAE different sp. 1837→; from its seeming to lack bark] n. a tree: 1782 Naked-wood (most beautifully veined and marbled) (Bruce 45). 1905 Naked wood. . . Tetrazygia bicolor (Shattuck 207). 1977 Naked wood ... Myrcianthes fragrans . . Thounia discolor (Patterson 89, 100). cf. HARD BARK, QUICKSILVER BUSH, WILD GUAVA (Gen.)

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Last update: 2010-11-14 22:47
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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