Species: Kembang Semangkok


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Kembang Semangkok
Species profile
Family:MALCACEAE (angiosperm)
Origin:Asia and Oceania
Local and common name(s)
Kembang Semangkok, Thitlaung, Selayar, Samrong,
Scientific name(s)
Scaphium spp.,
Typical use
Veneer for back or face of plywood, Interior joinery, Current furniture or furniture components, Exterior joinery, Light carpentry, Boxes and crates, Sliced veneer, Interior panelling, Matches, Exterior panelling, Glued laminated, Flooring,
Risk
Commercial restriction:No commercial restriction
IUCN Red List status:
Appearance
Grain:Straight
Interlocked Grain:Absent
Sapwood:Not demarcated
Texture:Medium
Typical colour:Light Yellow
Physical description
Crushing strength:58 MPa
Specific Gravity (at 12% MC):0,67
Stability:Moderately stable to stable
Static bending strength:116 MPa
Durability
Dry wood borers:Class S - Susceptible - sapwood not or slightly demarcated
Fungi:Class 3 - Moderately durable
Termites:No information available
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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