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IROKO

IROKO

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

Common Name(s): IROKO

Scientific Name: Milicia excelsa, M. regia (syn. Chlorophora excelsa, C. regia)

Distribution: Tropical Africa

Tree Size: 100-130 ft (30-40 m) tall, 3-5 ft (1-1.5 m) trunk diameter

Janka Hardness: 1,260 lbf

Description:

Heartwood is usually a yellow to golden or medium brown, with color tending to darken over time. Pale yellow sapwood is clearly demarcated from the heartwood. Iroko is very durable, and is resistant to both rot and insect attack; it’s sometimes used as a substitute for Teak.

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