One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A West African tree with a distinctive flat-topped canopy, yielding light-coloured weather-resistant timber.
Terminalia ivorensis, family Combretaceae
- ‘Idigbo grows rapidly and reaches a height of 120 to 150 feet in the natural forest, with a straight and clear bole up to 70 feet.’
- ‘Idigbo was first brought to Costa Rica from Africa in the 1980's.’
A local name.
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