Common Name(s): Formosan koa
Scientific Name: Acacia confusa
Distribution: Southeast Asia and Pacific Islands
Average Dried Weight: 52.4 lbs/ft3 (840 kg/m3)
Comments: Not to be confused with the much more commercially popular and common koa (Acacia koa), found mainly on the island of Hawaii. Formosan koa is a slightly heavier and more obscure wood. The root bark of the tree is sometimes harvested and ground into a medicinal powder.
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