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Kamagong
also called "Mabolo" is a fruit tree found only in the Philippines

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  1. the wood of which is extremely dense and hard, and famous for its dark color

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  2. belongs to the ebony family (genus Diospyros), and like many other very hard woods is sometimes called "iron wood" so called because its wood is iron-like and nearly unbreakable, hence the term "ironwood"

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  3. an endangered tree species and protected by Philippine law - it is illegal to export kamagong timber from the country without special permission from the Bureau of Forestry, Department of Environment and Natural Resources

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  4. The word Mabolo is Filipino for hairy and describes the fruit's hairy exterior

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  5. The tree is grown for its rich-tasting fruit as well as its beautifully grained black timber, which is used in furniture making, and as wooden practice weapons

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