Species: Coracao De Negro

« Back to species

Coracao De Negro
Species profile
Origin:South and Central America
Local and common name(s)
Carrapatinho, Gombeira, Banya, Bois Perdrix, Panacoco, Ijzerhart, Wamara, Coracao De Negro, Agui, Ferreol, Gandoe, Zwart Parelhout, Ironwood,
Scientific name(s)
Swartzia ingifolia, Swartzia grandifolia, Swartzia leiocalycina, Swartzia panacoco,
Typical use
Musical instuments, Stringed instruments (bow), Cabinetwork (high class furniture), Wood-ware, Sculpture, Sliced veneer, Wind instruments, Flooring, Turned goods, Current furniture or furniture components, Interior panelling, Arched goods,
Commercial restriction:No commercial restriction
IUCN Red List status:
Grain:Straigth or interlocked
Interlocked Grain:Slight
Sapwood:Clearly demarcated
Typical colour:Dark Brown
Physical description
Crushing strength:110 (+/- 14) MPa
Specific Gravity (at 12% MC):1,20 (+/- 0,07)
Stability:Moderately stable to poorly stable
Static bending strength:202 (+/- 23) MPa
Dry wood borers:Class D - Durable
Fungi:Class 1 - Very durable
Termites:Class D - Durable
Treatability:Class 4 - Not permeable
Technical descriptions from the software Tropix 7 [1], with permission of the Research Unit Biomass, Wood, Energy, Bioproducts [2], CIRAD [3].

This website is monitored and updated by FSC Denmark. The information displayed is based on the best accessible data and FSC Denmark strives to ensure that all information is correct. FSC Denmark cannot be held responsible for any consequences, such as product failure or other damage arising from the use of information from this website. If any errors or inaccuracies are detected, please contact the web editors through E-mail: