Simarouba

Simarouba
Simarouba
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The timber is whitish or straw-coloured with no differentiation between the heartwood and sapwood.There are occasional oily streaks. The timber is lustrous with a medium texture and a straight grain.
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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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Taun
Taun
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The sapwood is 30mm to 50mm wide, pale reddish in colour and not clearly distinguished from the heartwood which is pale pinkish-brown darkening with age. There appears to be some variation in colour in the timber from different localities in the Philippines, some having a light red heartwood, while much...
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Teak
Teak
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The sapwood is usually narrow, pale yellowish-brown in colour, and the heartwood is dark golden-yellow darkening on exposure to brown or dark brown, sometimes figured with dark markings. The wood is dull, with a rough, oily feel, and characteristically scented when fresh, the odour reminiscent of old leather. The grain...
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Tulipwood
Tulipwood
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The sapwood is white, and in second-growth trees, very wide; the heartwood is variable in colour, ranging from olive green to yellow or brown, and may be streaked with steel-blue. The annual growth terminates in a white band of parenchyma giving a subdued figure to longitudinal surfaces. The wood is'...
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Utile
Utile
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The heartwood and sapwood are distinct; the heartwood is pale pink when freshly cut, darkening on exposure to reddish-brown. It closely resembles the related sapele, both in appearance and properties, but is more open in texture due to the larger pores, and generally lacks the cedar-like odour of sapele. The...
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Virola
Virola, light
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The heartwood is a cream or tan colour when freshly cut darkening on exposure to a pinkish, golden brown or deep reddish-brown, not very clearly demarcated from the lighter coloured sapwood. The wood has a low lustre and medium to coarse texture; the grain is straight, and the wood weighs...
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Walnut
Walnut, African
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It is of a golden brown colour, marked with black streaks (caused by secretory tissue or 'gum lines'), which have given it the name 'walnut'. When planed the surface is distinctly lustrous The sapwood is narrow, buff or light brown in colour and normally sharply defined from the heartwood, although...
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Walnut
Walnut, American
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The sapwood is usually narrow, and pale brown in colour, the heartwood varying in colour from rich chocolate-brown to a purplish-black. The wood has a fine even texture and a rather coarse grain, and weighs about 660 kg/m3 when dried.
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Walnut
Walnut, European
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Walnut timber varies very considerably in colour; the sapwood is a pale straw colour, clearly defined from the heartwood which is greyish or greyish-brown, but infiltrations of colouring matter produce a darker-coloured streaky figure to the wood some- times irregularly distributed throughout the heartwood at other times being concentrated in...
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