Species: Sande / Amapa

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Sande / Amapa
Species profile
Family:MORACEAE (angiosperm)
Origin:South and Central America
Local and common name(s)
Amapa, Arbol Vaca, Lechero, Palo De Vaca, Dokali, Panguana, Sande, Cow Tree, Amapa Doce, Leiteira, Guaimaro, Takina, Sandy, Marina, Vaca,
Scientific name(s)
Brosimum utile, Brosimum parinarioides, Brosimum potabile,
Typical use
Veneer for interior of plywood, Current furniture or furniture components, Interior joinery, Fiber or paticle boards, Light carpentry, Sliced veneer, Veneer for back or face of plywood, Boxes and crates, Moulding, Interior panelling, Flooring,
Commercial restriction:No commercial restriction
IUCN Red List status:
Interlocked Grain:Slight
Sapwood:Not demarcated
Typical colour:Light Brown
Physical description
Crushing strength:64 (+/- 7) MPa
Specific Gravity (at 12% MC):0,69 (+/- 0,05)
Stability:Poorly stable
Static bending strength:95 (+/- 10) MPa
Dry wood borers:Class S - Susceptible
Fungi:Class 5 - Not durable
Termites:Class S - Susceptible
Treatability:Class 1 - Easily 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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Sande / Amapa