Species: Seraya White


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Seraya White
Species profile
Family:DIPTEROCARPACEAE (angiosperm)
Origin:Asia and Oceania
Local and common name(s)
Pendan, Belutu, White Seraya, Urat Mata, Bagtikan, Seraya White,
Scientific name(s)
Parashorea malaanonan, Parashorea tomentella,
Typical use
Veneer for interior of plywood, Interior joinery, Current furniture or furniture components, Fiber or paticle boards, Boxes and crates, Light carpentry, Veneer for back or face of plywood, Interior panelling, Sliced veneer, Formwork, Moulding,
Risk
Commercial restriction:No commercial restriction
IUCN Red List status:
Appearance
Grain:Interlocked
Interlocked Grain:Marked
Sapwood:Not clearly demarcated
Texture:Coarse
Typical colour:Pinkish White
Physical description
Crushing strength:50 (+/- 7) MPa
Specific Gravity (at 12% MC):0,62 (+/- 0,10)
Stability:Poorly stable
Static bending strength:84 (+/- 16) MPa
Durability
Dry wood borers:Class S - Susceptible - sapwood not or slightly demarcated
Fungi:Class 4 - Poorly 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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