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DESCRIPTION: The wood is a uniform yellowish white, with the exception of the region around knots & other defects, which may be a distinct red. Heartwood & sapwood are reported to be indistinguishable. Grain is straight to irregular & shallowly interlocked. The wood is fine to medium textured. Wood surfaces are reported to be typically low in luster.
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Panama
BOTANICAL NAME: Brosimum alicastrum
USES: Cabinetmaking, domestic flooring, fine furniture, handles, shafts/handles, tool handles & veneer.
JANKA HARDNESS: 1520