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A super fast-growing balsa tree, in contrast, won’t live past 40.
Well,” Vidal replied, “if you count balsa as one of the woods.
"But I do believe the 10th anniversary is the balsa-wood anniversary," retorts Tolan.
He made a landing on a sand-spit that struck off from an outward curve of the bank, and dragged the balsa out of the water.
In a few minutes the balsa lodged against the shore in the still water of a little cove.
At this time also, the master of the small bark came off in a balsa.
The first time was when, during my passage of the lake on a balsa, one of my companions had the misfortune to fall into the water.Harry Escombe|Harry Collingwood
On this coast we again meet with wooden canoes, although the balsa, or tule raft, is also in use.The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 1|Hubert Howe Bancroft