One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A large tropical Old World tree which yields light brown timber, edible fruit, and camphor.
Genus Dryobalanops, family Dipterocarpaceae
- ‘We produce and export sawn & machined tropical timber in species of Kapur, Kempas (Menggris), Balau(Selangan Batu) and mixed hard wood of custom cut sizes and dimensions.’
- ‘The entire table is made of kapur wood, an all-weather wood that is dense and durable.’
- ‘According to marine construction lecturer Les Crawley, who's co-ordinating the project on behalf on the Mid West College of Tafe, kapur is suitable for boatbuilding.’
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