Species: Tachi / Taxi Preto


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Tachi / Taxi Preto
Species profile
Family:FABACEAE-CAESALPINOIDEAE (angiosperm)
Origin:South and Central America
Local and common name(s)
Matapalo, Kaditiri, Diaguidia, Roode Djedoe, Guamillo, Pacuare, Tachigalia, Guabillo, Djedoe, Cedre Remi, Djarkidja, Congrio, Aparacu, Tachi, Taehi Preto,
Scientific name(s)
Sclerolobium spp., Tachigalia spp. (synonymous),
Typical use
Interior joinery, Current furniture or furniture components, Moulding, Interior panelling, Boxes and crates, Light carpentry,
Risk
Commercial restriction:No commercial restriction
IUCN Red List status:
Appearance
Grain:Straigth or interlocked
Interlocked Grain:Slight
Sapwood:Clearly demarcated
Texture:Medium
Typical colour:Light Brown
Physical description
Crushing strength:58 (+/- 8) MPa
Specific Gravity (at 12% MC):0,62 (+/- 0,10)
Stability:Poorly stable
Static bending strength:105 (+/- 12) MPa
Durability
Dry wood borers:Class S - Susceptible
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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