IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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Boraginaceae -- Borage family

    L. H. Liegel and J. W. Stead

    Laurel (Cordia alliodora) is a tropical hardwood that  grows from Mexico to Argentina. It is also known as capá  prieto. The species frequently serves as shade for coffee trees  and farm animals. The wood is easy to work and the dark colored  heartwood is a favorite of woodworkers for fine carpentry.


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L. H. Liegel

Source: Silvics of North America

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