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Massaranduba

Manilkara is a genus belonging to the family Sapotaceae better known as Massaranduba. This wooden pink color is an undeniable quality and are extremely hard and durable. Depended-the thickness of the piece of wood are special nails needed for the work. The Massaranduba is widely used in construction such as support beams.

Scientific Name
Manilkara Spp

Family
Sapotaceae

Wood Characteristics

Heartwood
From bright red color when freshly cut becoming dark reddish brown

Grain
The shaft is right, fine texture, dull

Density/Hardness
High; very hard and heavy wood

Durability
Very resistant to attack by fungi and borers. Resistant to moisture

Areas of application
Civil and naval construction, musical instruments, floors, coachwork for trucks and deck's