- Native to: Prevalent in North Queensland, Australia. Native to rainforests of Australia and Southeast Asia.
- Tree: A tall, attractive palm, growing up to about 60' tall, with a 12' canopy. Trunk is smooth and closely ringed, and becomes nearly black as the palm ages.
- Color: Dark wood, streaked with blacks and browns. Sometimes the flecks are closely-spaced resulting in an almost black appearance. End grain is speckled and resembles lizard skin or hammered leather. End grain has a dramatic look when used as inlay.
- Working Characteristics: Turns very well.
- Scientific name: Borassus flabellife
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