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Brazilian

Red Bay

This tree reaches on average 20-30 feet tall and between 60-90 cm in diameter. Its coat is thin reddish tone. Features large buttresses, obtaining commercial logs with 12-25 m with-length. The bay itself is a land of forests such as the regions of Amazonas, Amapá and Guyana. The appearance can be an alternative to Mahogany and when sawn radially features an attractive design.

Scientific Name
Aucoumea Klaineana Pierre

Family
Burseraceae

Wood Characteristics

Heartwood
In light yellowish brown color

Grain
The shaft is right or interlocked with medium texture and moderate shine

Density/Hardness
Medium; mild hardness

Durability
Reasonable resistance to fungi, ants, marine and good drills for borers

Areas of application
Furniture, construction, decorative laminates and moldings