Species: Yemane


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Yemane
Species profile
Family:LAMOACEAE (angiosperm)
Origin:Asia and Oceania
Local and common name(s)
Gamari, Gumhar, Gumhu, Yemane, Sor, Gumari, Sewan, Mai So, Saw, Gmelina,
Scientific name(s)
Gmelina arborea,
Typical use
Sliced veneer, Boxes and crates, Veneer for interior of plywood, Interior panelling, Fiber or paticle boards, Sculpture, Current furniture or furniture components, Matches, Interior joinery, Musical instuments, Pulp, Pencils,
Risk
Commercial restriction:No commercial restriction
IUCN Red List status:
Appearance
Grain:Interlocked
Interlocked Grain:Slight
Sapwood:Not clearly demarcated
Texture:Medium
Typical colour:Light Yellow
Physical description
Crushing strength:32 (+/- 7) MPa
Specific Gravity (at 12% MC):0,49 (+/- 0,03)
Stability:Moderately stable to stable
Static bending strength:64 (+/- 9) 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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