Species: Timborana / Favinha Prunelha


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Timborana / Favinha Prunelha
Species profile
Family:FABACEAE-MIMOSOIDEAE (angiosperm)
Origin:South and Central America
Scientific name(s)
Pseudopiptadenia suaveolens, Pseudopiptadenia psiloostachya, Piptadenia psilostachya (synonymous), Newtonia psilostachya (synonymous), Piptadenia suaveolens (synonymous), Newtonia suaveolens (synonymous),
Local and common name(s)
Golden Teak, Favinha Prunelha, Angico, Angico vermelho, Cobi, Fava Folha Fina, Parica Branco, Timbauba, Golondrino, Manari Balli, Pikimissiki, Yigure, Timborana, Caovi, Angio-Preto, Parica, Pau-Jacare, Masenkuanim, Alimiao, Pikin-misiki,
Typical use
Heavy carpentry, Industrial or heavy flooring, Formwork, Interior joinery, Boxes and crates, Wood frame house, Vehicle or container flooring, Turned goods, Current furniture or furniture components, Musical instuments,
Risk
Commercial restriction:No commercial restriction
IUCN Red List status:This taxon has not yet been assessed for the IUCN Red List
Appearance
Grain:Straigth or interlocked
Interlocked Grain:Marked
Sapwood:Not clearly demarcated
Texture:Medium
Typical colour:Pinkish Brown
Physical description
Crushing strength:71 (+/- 11) MPa
Specific Gravity (at 12% MC):0,80 (+/- 0,13)
Stability:Moderately stable
Static bending strength:122 (+/- 17) MPa
Durability
Dry wood borers:Heartwood durable but sapwood not clearly 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].

Technical descriptions from the software Tropix 7 [1], with permission of the Research Unit Biomass, Wood, Energy, Bioproducts [2], CIRAD [3]. [1] : http://tropix.cirad.fr/ [2] : http://ur-biowooeb.
Ashton, P. 1998. Shorea albida. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. . Downloaded on 13 April 2015
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Timborana / Favinha Prunelha