Species: Zingana / Zebrano


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Zingana / Zebrano
Species profile
The wood is yellow brown tio light brown, with dark brown veins. Sometimes highly interlocked grain.

Family:Generated From Template
Origin:Africa
Local and common name(s)
Zebrano, Zingana, Zebrawood, Allen Ele,
Scientific name(s)
Microberlinia brazzavillensis, Microberlinia bisulcata,
Typical use
Sliced veneer, Current furniture or furniture components, Turned goods, Tool handles (resilient woods), Cabinetwork (high class furniture), Interior panelling, Wood-ware, Wood frame house,
Risk
Commercial restriction:No commercial restriction
IUCN Red List status:
Appearance
Grain:Interlocked
Interlocked Grain:Slight
Sapwood:Clearly demarcated
Texture:Coarse
Typical colour:Light Brown
Physical description
Crushing strength:62 (+/- 11) MPa
Specific Gravity (at 12% MC):0,79 (+/- 0,03)
Stability:Moderately stable
Static bending strength:110 (+/- 37) MPa
Durability
Dry wood borers:Class D - Durable - sapwood demarcated
Fungi:Class 3 - Moderately durable
Termites:Class M - Moderately duarable
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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