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,
Risk
Commercial restriction:No commercial restriction
IUCN Red List status:
Appearance
Grain:Interlocked
Interlocked Grain:Slight
Sapwood:Not demarcated
Texture:Medium
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
Durability
Dry wood borers:Class S - Susceptible
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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Sande / Amapa