From Mandarin 黃花梨


huanghuali ‎(countable and uncountable, plural huanghualis)

  1. The Chinese tree Dalbergia odorifera, or the wood of this tree, which is often used in Chinese woodworking.
    • 2008 March 14, Wendy Moonan, “Rare Works by Eminent Britons”, in New York Times[1]:
      His proudest offering is a matched pair of 17th-century huanghuali tapered cabinets formerly in the Museum of Classical Chinese Furniture in Renaissance, Calif.