Millettia laurentii

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Millettia laurentii
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Tree in flower
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Tangentially-sawn wood
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M. laurentii
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Millettia laurentii

Millettia laurentii is a legume tree that is native to central Africa. The species is listed as endangered in the IUCN Red List, mostly because people are destroying its habitat and over harvesting the tree for timber.[1] The wood that comes from the tree is called wenge. It is a dark-coloured hardwood.

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