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see bombaxbombax
, common name for the Bombacaceae, a family of deciduous trees, often tall and with unusually thick trunks, found chiefly in the American tropics. The family includes many commercially important members, e.g.
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balsa, corkwood

The lightest of all woods, with density of about 7 to 10 lb per cu ft (110 to 160 kg per cu m); used for the core of lightweight sandwich panels, models, etc.
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Letters were sent inviting property owners and residents in the two-block area - along Cedar and Corkwood avenues between Avenues H-8 and H-12 - to attend the meeting.
Carnegie, DW 1998 (1898), Spinifex and sand: a narrative of five years pioneering and exploration in Western Australia, Arthur Pearson Ltd, London, facsimile Corkwood Press, South Australia.
edited with an introduction by Peter Monteath, Corkwood Press, nd, xii + 86 pages; ISBN 1 87624 713 4.