Species: Goiabao


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Goiabao
Species profile
Family:SAPOTACEAE (angiosperm)
Origin:South and Central America
Local and common name(s)
Abiu Casca, Abiurana Amarela, Goiabao, Abiurana, Abiurana Goiaba, Goyabao,
Scientific name(s)
Chrysophyllum lucentifolium, Planchonella pachycarpa, Pouteria pachycarpa, Syzygiopsis pachycarpa,
Typical use
Heavy carpentry, Cabinetwork (high class furniture), Interior panelling, Turned goods, Flooring, Interior joinery, Sliced veneer, Tool handles (resilient woods),
Risk
Commercial restriction:No commercial restriction
IUCN Red List status:
Appearance
Grain:Straigth or interlocked
Interlocked Grain:Slight
Sapwood:Not demarcated
Texture:Fine
Typical colour:Light Yellow
Physical description
Crushing strength:79 MPa
Specific Gravity (at 12% MC):0,91
Stability:
Static bending strength:145 MPa
Durability
Dry wood borers:Class S - Susceptible
Fungi:Class 4 - Poorly durable
Termites:Class S - Susceptible
Treatability:Class 2 - 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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