Genus Dyera

Dyera is a genus of tropical trees up to 80 m in height in family Apocynaceae occurring in southeast Asia.

Species in the genus Dyera of plants

Dyera costulata - Jelutong is used for its wood. Along with balsa it is technically a hardwood with many properties similar to that wood. These properties such as the low density, straight grain and fine texture mean it is easy to work with and hence popular with model makers and within the patternmaking trade. The roots are used as a cork substitute.