Species: Ozigo


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Ozigo
Species profile
Family:BURSERACEAE (angiosperm)
Origin:Africa
Local and common name(s)
Assas, Ozigo, Assia,
Scientific name(s)
Dacryodes buettneri, Pachylobus buettneri (synonymous),
Typical use
Veneer for interior of plywood, Formwork, Interior joinery, Boxes and crates, Stairs (inside), Veneer for back or face of plywood, Current furniture or furniture components, Interior panelling, Flooring,
Risk
Commercial restriction:No commercial restriction
IUCN Red List status:
Appearance
Grain:Interlocked
Interlocked Grain:Marked
Sapwood:Not clearly demarcated
Texture:Medium
Typical colour:Light Brown
Physical description
Crushing strength:52 (+/- 6) MPa
Specific Gravity (at 12% MC):0,59 (+/- 0,05)
Stability:Stable
Static bending strength:91 (+/- 11) 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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