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Vessels: Two distinct vessel diameter classes absent. Average tangential vessel diameter 115230295 m. 

Tracheids and fibres: Fibres of medium wall thickness. Average fibre length 103513801660 m.

Rays: Rays 1217 per tangential mm, exclusively uniseriate. Height of large rays up to 500 m. Rays composed of a single cell type 

Storied structures: Storied structure present, all rays storied, axial parenchyma storied, vessel elements storied, fibres storied.

Secretary structures: Intercellular canals absent.

Weight: 76 lb.per c.ft. (air dry)

Pterocarpus santalinus. L wood is extremely strong and very tough timber BR>

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