Jati (Teak) tree is a tropical hardwood species of tree known as Tectona grandis. It is native to south and southeast Asia countries including Malaysia. It is known to be grown even in Africa.
The tropical hardwood, which is easy to be differentiated to other trees with its yellowish-brown color and could grow very tall up to 40 m (131 ft) in height.
The tree is resistant to insects and to warping and for this the wood of Teak tree is primarily used for furniture and shipbuilding.It is also known for the Teak tree to grow better in jungle environment but quite frequent you can see it being grown along the highways.