The woods used for Yosegi-zaiku are pindle tree (Euonymus spp.) and Ilex macropoda for white, aged Katsura tree (Cercidiphyllum japonicum) for black, Picrasma quassioides, mulberry (Morus alba) and Chinese lacquer tree (Toxicodendron vernicifluum).
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