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Small tree 10 to 15m high, with a tortuous silhouette and persistent leaves that are mainly found in New Caledonia, Madagascar and Australia. Its bark, made up of a superposition of layers which frightened easily, is at the origin of its appellation "of skin with skin". It is said that, in New Caledonia, it was customary at the birth of a child to wrap him in these fine bark layers in order to ensure him strength and protection.