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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ochroma

Ochroma is a genus of flowering plants in the mallow family, Malvaceae, containing the sole species Ochroma pyramidale, commonly known as the balsa tree.

www.mat.uc.pt/~pedro/ncientificos/artigos/techbal.html

With that in mind, it is easy to understand why balsa wood has been the standard material for model airplane construction since it first became readily available ...

www.softschools.com/facts/plants/balsa_tree_facts/1969

Balsa tree is deciduous tree that belongs to the mallow family. It can be found in moist rainforests of Central and South America. Balsa tree grows in warm ...

www.greathobbies.com/technical/tech_balsa_1.php

With that in mind, it is easy to understand why balsa wood has been the standard material for model airplane construction since it first became readily available ...

www.corelitecomposites.com/blogs/post/3-Awesome-Facts-About-Balsa-Wood-You-Did-Not-Know

Oct 1, 2013 ... In the composites industry, we all know balsa wood (also known as "Ochroma pyramidale" for its scientific name), for its very strong but ...

www.wood-database.com/balsa

Color/Appearance: Heartwood tends to be a pale reddish brown color, though it is not commonly seen in commercial lumber. Most boards/blocks of Balsa are ...

www.airplanesandrockets.com/resources/balsa-wood-facts-sig-catalog.htm

Nov 23, 2013 ... The Sig catalog had a really nice primer on balsa with a treatment of history, tree harvesting and production, and technical.

www.rcscalebuilder.com/tutorials/balsa/balsa_1.htm

For our use it will apply to our discussion of Balsa wood in this article. First, let me state that I have not, and will not ever claim to be an expert on the subject.

www.britannica.com/plant/balsa-tree

balsa: Ochroma pyramidale fast-growing tropical tree in the mallow family ... Balsa. tree. Written By: The Editors of Encyclop√¶dia Britannica. See Article History .... Quiz at Encyclopedia Britannica to test your knowledge of geographical facts of ...