Species: Onzabili

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Species profile
Family:ANACARDIACEAE (angiosperm)
Local and common name(s)
N' Gongo, Onzabili, Anguekong, Mugongo, Angonga, Akoua, Aprokuma, Gongu, Mongongo,
Scientific name(s)
Antrocaryon klaineanum, Antrocaryon micraster, Antrocaryon nannanii,
Typical use
Veneer for interior of plywood, Blockboard, Moulding, Current furniture or furniture components, Wood frame house, Light carpentry, Veneer for back or face of plywood, Interior joinery, Boxes and crates, Sliced veneer, Glued laminated, Seats,
Commercial restriction:No commercial restriction
IUCN Red List status:
Grain:Straigth or interlocked
Interlocked Grain:Slight
Sapwood:Not demarcated
Typical colour:Pinkish White
Physical description
Crushing strength:40 (+/- 9) MPa
Specific Gravity (at 12% MC):0,55 (+/- 0,05)
Stability:Moderately stable to stable
Static bending strength:76 (+/- 11) MPa
Dry wood borers:Class S - Susceptible - sapwood not or slightly demarcated
Fungi:Class 5 - Not durable
Termites:Class S - Susceptible
Treatability:Class 2 - Moderately permeable
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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