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AFROMOSIA

AFROMOSIA

Available Size(s): 4/4 thru 12/4 (25mm thru 75mm)

Common Name(s): AFROMOSIA

Scientific Name: Pericopsis elata

Distribution: West Africa

Tree Size: 100-150 ft (30-46 m) tall, 3-5 ft (1-1.5 m) trunk diameter

Janka Hardness: 1,570 lbf

Description:

Heartwood dardkens upon exposure to deep orange-brown, occasion will have an either reddish or olive hue. Color tends to darken with age. Narrow sapwood is pale yellow and is clearly differentiated from the heartwood.Rated as very durable regarding decay resistance, and is also resistant to termites and other insects. Afromosia has been used for decades as a substitute for Teak.Rated as very durable regarding decay resistance, and is also resistant to termites and other insects.

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