Guaiacum sanctum (Lignum-vitae)

Guaiacum sanctum (Lignum-vitae)

It turns out to be that all Lignum-vitae trees are endangered. Today I happened to see a full grown specimen at the Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden in south Florida. These are very slow growing trees and their wood are still coveted by craftsmen as being one of the most beautiful and durable woods, but now…