Species: Pinus Patula

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Pinus Patula
Species profile
Family:PINACEAE (gymnosperm)
Origin:South and Central America
Local and common name(s)
Ocote, Pino,
Scientific name(s)
Pinus Patula,
Typical use
Boxes and crates, Pulp, Veneer for interior of plywood, Exterior joinery, Interior panelling, Formwork, Fiber or paticle boards, Poles, Glued laminated, Interior joinery, Current furniture or furniture components, Light carpentry,
Commercial restriction:No commercial restriction
IUCN Red List status:
Interlocked Grain:Absent
Sapwood:Not clearly demarcated
Typical colour:Creamy White
Physical description
Crushing strength:39
Specific Gravity (at 12% MC):0,49
Stability:Moderately stable to stable
Static bending strength:69
Dry wood borers:Class S - Susceptible
Fungi:Class 5 - Not durable
Termites:Class S - Susceptible
Treatability:Class 1 - Easily permeable
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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