Species: Kedondong


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Kedondong
Species profile
Family:BURSERACEAE (angiosperm)
Origin:
Local and common name(s)
Dhup, Dhuwhite, Kenari, Upi, Dulit, Ma-Kerm, Kedondong, White Dhup, Kiharpan, Pili, Cham,
Scientific name(s)
Canarium spp.*, Santiria spp*, Dacryodes spp.*,
Typical use
Boxes and crates, Veneer for back or face of plywood, Matches, Interior joinery, Light carpentry, Veneer for interior of plywood, Sliced veneer, Current furniture or furniture components, Interior panelling,
Risk
Commercial restriction:No commercial restriction
IUCN Red List status:
Appearance
Grain:Interlocked
Interlocked Grain:Slight
Sapwood:Not clearly demarcated
Texture:Medium
Typical colour:Light Brown
Physical description
Crushing strength:63 MPa
Specific Gravity (at 12% MC):0,63
Stability:Moderately stable to stable
Static bending strength:70 MPa
Durability
Dry wood borers:Class S - Susceptible - sapwood not or slightly demarcated
Fungi:Class 5 - Not durable
Termites:Class S - Susceptible
Treatability:Class 3 - Poorly 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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