Sucupira

Sucupira
Sucupira
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The heartwood is a dull brown to reddish-brown colour with light yellow parenchyma markings especially noticeable on plain-sawn surfaces. The sapwood is narrow, whitish and clearly demarcated. The texture is coarse and the grain wavy and irregular, occasionally slightly interlocked.
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Wallaba
Wallaba
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The sapwood is grey or greyish-white in colour, sharply demarcated from the deep red to reddish-purple heartwood. The surface of the wood is streaked with resin, which appears in concentric rings on the ends of logs with gummy exudations. The wood is straight grained, and the texture is medium to...
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Wenge
Wenge
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Sapwood whitish, heartwood dark brown with fine, close blackish veining, giving the wood a handsome appearance. A very hard and heavy wood, it weighs about 880 kg/m3 when dried (panga panga is slightly lighter in weight at 800 kg/m3). Straight grained, it has a rather coarse texture.
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Piqua
Piqua
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The heartwood is straw yellow in colour with a pinkish tinge and not easily distinguishable from the sapwood. The timber is rather coarse textured with a grain that is frequently interlocked.
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Purpleheart
Purpleheart
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The sapwood is creamy white to light pinkish cinnamon streaked with light brown, from 50mm to 100mm wide, and sharply demarcated from the heartwood which is most often recognised for its unusual colouring. It is greyish-purple when freshly cut. later becoming a violet purple to deep purple through an oxidation...
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Red Angelim
Red Angelim
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This timber is very heavy and hard. It is red brown in colour with a medium texture and is slightly lustrous. The grain can be straight or interlocked (interlocked grain is slight).
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Rosewood
Rosewood
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Brazilian Rosewood: The trees produce very varying examples of colour and figure in the wood which varies from chocolate or violet-brown, to a rich purple black. The timber has a somewhat oily appearance and the sapwood is nearly white in colour and sharply defined. When worked, the wood has a...
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Pau amarelo
Pau amarelo
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The wood is bright lemon yellow when freshly cut, turning a rich golden yellow on exposure, with a medium, uniform texture and a grain that is generally straight, although can be slightly interlocked. It is a handsome wood with a slight, superficial lustre.
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Merbau
Merbau
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The sapwood, usually about 75mm wide, is sharply differentiated from the heartwood, and is whitish to pale yellow in colour. The heartwood is orange-brown or brown or dark red-brown, weathering to darker shades. Lighter-coloured parenchymatous markings often give the wood an ornamental figure on tangential surfaces. The wood is rather...
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Moabi
Moabi
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The heartwood is rich red or light reddish brown in colour, the sapwood is pale. The timber is hard and heavy with a fine texture.
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