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Brazilian

Quaruba

Are large and variable dimensions trees, reaching 30 m in height and 60 cm in dia-meter. It is common basal dilation or spopema. The shank is cylindrical and resulting in cleaner timber 20 m long and 60 cm in diameter.

Scientific Name
Vochysia Spp

Family
Vochysiaceae

Wood Characteristics

Heartwood
From pink color

Grain
The shaft is interlocked, and medium to coarse texture and moderate shine

Density/Hardness
Low; mild hardness

Durability
Moderately durable and susceptible to attack by fungi and borers

Areas of application
Civil and naval construction, moldings, turned parts