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ANDIROBA

ANDIROBA

Available Size(s): 4/4 thru 8/4 (25mm thru 50mm)

Common Name(s): ANDIROBA

Scientific Name: Carapa spp. (Carapa guianensis, etc.)

Distribution: Central and South America

Tree Size: 80-100 ft (25-30 m) tall, 2-3 ft (.6-1.0 m) trunk diameter

Janka Hardness: 1,220 lbf

Description:

Heartwood tends to be a pale reddish brown, darkening with age to a medium to dark brown. Sapwood is a lighter pink or pale brown, not always demarcated from heartwood. Andiroba has a uniform, fine to medium texture with a medium natural luster and a straight grain, though the grain is sometimes wavy or interlocked. This species is also Know as Crabwood.

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