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Okoume

Aucoumea klaineana is a native tree of the Burseraceae family of Western Equatorial Africa. It is a Tree-re timber species that can reach 30-40 m tall, rarely larger, and with a trunk diameter of 1-2.5 m. Given the low resistance that presents the Okoume is widely used in the manufac-ture of plywood.

Scientific Name
Aucoumea Klaineana Pierre

Family
Burseraceae

Wood Characteristics

Heartwood
Salmon pink to dark pink

Grain
The shaft is right grain and fine texture

Density/Hardness
Low Hardness; softwood

Durability
Has an average durability and is resistant to attack by Lyctus

Areas of application
Elements of furniture, packaging, moldings and interior carpentry