The Kanooka (Tristaniopsis laurina) belongs to Myrtaceae (the Myrtle family). It is a tall evergreen tree that is distributed in eastern Australia, from Queensland to Victoria and New Zealand. It grows along riverbanks and on the edges of rainforests and can reach 5 to 15 m in height. It is also planted as a roadside tree in Sydney. The leaves are lanceolate and resemble "Laurel". From January to the beginning of February, short inflorescences are borne and cream to yellow-orange flowers bloom. The material is dense and light, and is used for tool handles, mallets, golf club heads, etc.