Tatajuba

Tatajuba
Tatajuba
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The sapwood is pale yellow to yellowish-white in colour, narrow and sharply demarcated from the heartwood which is yellow with darker streaks when first cut, becoming lustrous golden-brown to russet after seasoning and exposure. The gram is medium to moderately coarse and usually interlocked, presenting a rather broad striped figure...
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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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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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Lignum vitae
Lignum vitae
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Extremely hard and heavy, lignum vitae is one of the heaviest woods in the trade, and weighs on average 1250 kg/m3 at 15 per cent moisture content. The heartwood is a dark greenish-brown to almost black and readily distinguished from the narrow pale yellow or cream-coloured sapwood. The wood is...
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Massaranduba
Massaranduba
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The heartwood is light red to rose red when freshly cut, turning dark reddish brown on exposure; sapwood whitish or pale brown,distinct, but not sharply demarcated from the heart-wood. The grain is usually straight but sometimes interlocked, and the texture is fine and uniform. The wood is hard and extremely...
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Meranti
Meranti, yellow
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Sapwood lighter in colour and moderately distinct from the heartwood, which is light-yellow-brown, often with a greenish or olive tinge, weathering to a light brown colour; planed surfaces without lustre, faint stripe figure on radial surfaces. The texture is moderately fine or moderately coarse but even, and the grain is...
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Mora
Mora
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The sapwood is yellowish in colour and clearly defined from the heartwood, which is dark brown, reddish brown or dark red streaked with white or brown lines. The grain is straight or more commonly interlocked and very variable and the texture is usually coarse.
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Greenheart
Greenheart
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The sapwood is pale yellow or greenish, and is about 25mm to 50mm wide in young trees and about 75mm wide in mature trees. The sapwood is not clearly demarcated from the heartwood which varies in colour from yellowish-green, greenish-yellow, or light olive through golden yellow, dark olive, or yellowish-brown...
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Jarrah
Jarrah
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The sapwood is narrow, and pale in colour, and the heartwood is light red to dark red, darkening to a uniform red-brown mahogany shade. Gum veins or pockets may be present, and in some logs there may be small, dark markings caused by the fungus Fistulina hepatica. These may enhance...
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Curupay
Curupay
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Dark reddish brown heartwood, with darker streaks running through the timber, the sapwood is a yellow-brown to light pink colour. Texture is fine to medium with an interlocked grain.
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