Species: Ramin (cites)


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Ramin (cites)
Species profile
Family:GONYSTYLACEAE (angiosperm)
Origin:Asia and Oceania
Local and common name(s)
Scientific name(s)
Gonystylus spp.,
Typical use
Moulding,
Risk
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:67 (+/- 6) MPa
Specific Gravity (at 12% MC):0,66 (+/- 0,04)
Stability:Moderately stable to poorly stable
Static bending strength:112 (+/- 6) MPa
Durability
Dry wood borers:Class S - Susceptible - sapwood not or slightly demarcated
Fungi:Class 5 - Not durable
Termites:Class S - Susceptible
Treatability:Class 1 - Easily 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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Ramin (cites)