Parasite wood is a parasitic plant called a mistletoe plant that grows on a host tree..... It is a mushroom-like growth that embeds itself into the bark of a Chinaberry tree and gets its nourishment from the tree’s sap. These unique structures are sometimes called “wood roses” and are found on the island of Bali. These growths are so hard and dense that they don’t decay even when the tree is dead and rots away. These beautiful, one of a kind, parasite wood carvings are made from that type of wood. Since each piece is different, the pictures below are representations of the pieces we carry. We will be happy to take a picture of the actual piece we have for you.