- Scientific name: Tectona grandis
- Place of origin: India, South East Asia.
- Description: Teak gets its name from Tamil- Tekku. It is a towering tropical with large leaves and small flowers
- Grow best: In bright sun, in well-drained soil with 3-5 months of dry period to produce good quality wood,
- Use: Teak wood is highly priced and used in making fine furniture , boats, carvings house fittings.