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Red brown wood with dark brown veins. Well demarcated sapwood and fine texture. Slightly interlocked grain.

  • Resistance to fungi poor weak medium good
  • Resistance to dry wood insect borers poor weak medium good
  • Resistance to termites poor weak medium good
  • Impregnability poor weak medium good
  • Stability poor weak medium good


Origin: Cameroon

Possible end-uses: Hydraulic works in seawater, bridges, exterior panelling, heavy carpentry, sleepers, bottom plates for vehicles or containers

Marketing: Logs and sawnwood

Physical and mechanical properties: Heavy and hard wood with good mechanical properties

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