Species: Tauari / Tauari Branco


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Tauari / Tauari Branco
Species profile
Family:LECYTHIDACEAE (agiosperm)
Origin:South and Central America
Local and common name(s)
Imbirema, Wadara, Inguipipa, Tabari, Capa De Tacaco, Tauri, Couatari, Maho Cigare, Ingipipa, Tampipio, Tauari Branco,
Scientific name(s)
Couratari spp.,
Typical use
Stairs (inside), Blockboard, Interior panelling, Formwork, Interior joinery, Light carpentry, Flooring, Seats, Veneer for interior of plywood, Veneer for back or face of plywood, Moulding, Boxes and crates, Exterior joinery, Current furniture or furniture components, Glued laminated, Turned goods, Sliced veneer,
Risk
Commercial restriction:No commercial restriction
IUCN Red List status:
Appearance
Grain:Straight
Interlocked Grain:Absent
Sapwood:Not demarcated
Texture:Medium
Typical colour:Creamy White
Physical description
Crushing strength:48 (+/- 6) MPa
Specific Gravity (at 12% MC):0,62 (+/- 0,06)
Stability:Moderately stable
Static bending strength:87 (+/- 9) 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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Tauari / Tauari Branco