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LIMBA

LIMBA

Available Size(s): 4/4 and 12/4 (25mm and 50mm)

Common Name(s): LIMBA

Scientific Name: Terminalia superba

Distribution: Tropical western Africa

Tree Size: 65-100 ft (20-30 m) tall, 5-7 ft (1.5-2.2 m) trunk diameter

Janka Hardness: 670 lbf (2,990 N)

Description:

Heartwood is a light yellowish to golden brown, sometimes with grey to nearly black streaks and veins. Wood with such darker figuring is referred to as Black Limba, while plain unfigured wood is called White Limba. Grain is straight to slightly interlocked, with a uniformly coarse texture.Rated as non-durable, and also susceptible to insect attack.

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