Species: Faro


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Faro
Species profile
Family:FABACEAE-CAESALPINIOIDEAE (angiosperm)
Origin:Africa
Local and common name(s)
Lonlaviol, Shedua, Oziya, Gbessi, Ogea, Nsou, Faro, N'Su, Bolengu, Daniellia, Jatin, Singa N'Dola,
Scientific name(s)
Daniellia klainei, Daniellia ogea, Daniellia oliveri, Daniellia soyauxii, Daniellia thurifera,
Typical use
Veneer for interior of plywood, Boxes and crates, Interior joinery, Blockboard, Sliced veneer, Current furniture or furniture components,
Risk
Commercial restriction:No commercial restriction
IUCN Red List status:
Appearance
Grain:Straigth or interlocked
Interlocked Grain:Slight
Sapwood:Not clearly demarcated
Texture:Coarse
Typical colour:Brown
Physical description
Crushing strength:38 (+/- 7)
Specific Gravity (at 12% MC):0,55 (+/- 0,07)
Stability:Moderately stable
Static bending strength:66 (+/- 12) MPa
Durability
Dry wood borers:Class S - Susceptible
Fungi:Class 4-5 - Poorly to not durable
Termites:Class S - Susceptible
Treatability:Class 2-3 - Poorly to moderately 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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