Yeth taega (Haldina cordifolia (Roxb.) Ridsd)one of the native trees in kodagu grows up to 30 m high.The flowers may be insignificant individually but can be seen as attractive when they bloom together, they are usually yellow often tinged witha shade of pink.
Haldina cordifolia (Roxb.) Ridsd.
For house construction (doors, windows, stairs and flooring), boat building and furniture, implements and face veneer. It is also suitable for fine turnery work, rulers, pencil slats, bobbins, boxes and piano keys. The wood is reported as acid resistant and suitable for laboratory bench tops and similar uses.