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Brazilian

Tamarindo

It is a fruit and quite decorative tree that can reach 25m in height. Its trunk divides into nu-merous crooked branches forming dense canopy and ornamental; The leaves are compound and close at low temperatures and the yellow flowers are hermaphrodite. The tamarind fruit is called tamarind or elongated with 5 to 15 cm long with dark-brown, brittle woody shell and sheath. This tree can be used for various purposes: its fruit is edible oil extracted from the seeds is used for industrial purposes and the heartwood, being of excellent quality, is directed to the manufacture of furniture, toys, mortars and preparation of charcoal.

Scientific Name
Tamarindus

Family
Fabaceae (Dicotyledoneae)

Wood Characteristics

Heartwood
From pink to dark reddish brown

Grain
(N.D)

Density/Hardness
High; hardwood

Durability
Provides resistance to the action of termite

Areas of application
Flooring and furniture