Species: Tamboril


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Tamboril
Species profile
Family:FABACEAE-MIMOSOIDEAE (angiosperm)
Origin:South and Central America
Local and common name(s)
Camba-camby, Para, Timbo Colorado, Timbauva, Carito, Timbo, Caro-caro, Oreja De Negro, Tamboril, Orejero,
Scientific name(s)
Enterolobium contortisiliquum, Enterolobium cyclocarpum, Enterolobium maximum,
Typical use
Sliced veneer, Interior panelling, Light carpentry, Veneer for back or face of plywood, Exterior panelling, Open boats, Interior joinery, Current furniture or furniture components, Boxes and crates, Blockboard, Matches,
Risk
Commercial restriction:No commercial restriction
IUCN Red List status:
Appearance
Grain:Straigth or interlocked
Interlocked Grain:Slight
Sapwood:Clearly demarcated
Texture:Coarse
Typical colour:Brown
Physical description
Crushing strength:40 (+/- 7) MPa
Specific Gravity (at 12% MC):0,49 (+/- 0,05)
Stability:Moderately stable to stable
Static bending strength:63 (+/- 9) MPa
Durability
Dry wood borers:Class D - Durable
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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