totara

noun
to·​ta·​ra | \ˈtōtəˌrä, tōˈtärə\
plural -s

Definition of totara 

: a tall tree (Podocarpus totara) of New Zealand having hard reddish wood used for furniture and construction (as of bridges and wharves) and being the country's most valuable timber tree next to the kauri

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