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Araliaceae -- Ginseng family

    L. H. Liegel

    Yagrumo macho (Didymopanax morototoni) is a well-known  pioneer species throughout the tropical Americas. In commerce,  the common name is morototo or matchwood because the wood is used  for match splints in several countries. The light weight wood is  also substituted for certain grades of balsa.


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L. H. Liegel

Source: Silvics of North America

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