Species: Framire


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Framire
Species profile
Family:COMBRETACEAE (angiosperm)
Origin:Africa
Local and common name(s)
Idigbo, Framire, Bajii, Lidia, Emeri, Black Afara,
Scientific name(s)
Terminalia ivorensis,
Typical use
Exterior joinery, Interior panelling, Moulding, Veneer for interior of plywood, Sliced veneer, Stairs (inside), Rolling shutters, Light carpentry, Interior joinery, Exterior panelling, Current furniture or furniture components, Flooring, Turned goods, Seats, Glued laminated,
Risk
Commercial restriction:No commercial restriction
IUCN Red List status:
Appearance
Grain:Straigth or interlocked
Interlocked Grain:Slight
Sapwood:Not clearly demarcated
Texture:Medium
Typical colour:Yellow
Physical description
Crushing strength:44 (+/- 6) MPa
Specific Gravity (at 12% MC):0,50 (+/- 0,07)
Stability:Stable
Static bending strength:71 (+/- 12) MPa
Durability
Dry wood borers:Class S - Susceptible
Fungi:Class 2-3 - Durable to moderately durable
Termites:Class S - Susceptible
Treatability:Class 4 - Not permeable
References
Technical descriptions from the software Tropix 7 [1], with permission of the Research Unit Biomass, Wood, Energy, Bioproducts [2], CIRAD [3].

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