Species: Bodioa


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Bodioa
Species profile
Family:RHIZOPHORACEAE (angiosperm)
Origin:Africa
Local and common name(s)
Noudougou, Bodioa, Kokoti, Otutu, Bobenkusu, Pamiel, Evam, Ekiawa, Moboma, Kpomusi,
Scientific name(s)
Anopyxis klaineana,
Typical use
Heavy carpentry, Interior joinery, Turned goods, Vehicle or container flooring, Exterior joinery, Interior panelling, Sliced veneer, Industrial or heavy flooring,
Risk
Commercial restriction:No commercial restriction
IUCN Red List status:
Appearance
Grain:Straight
Interlocked Grain:Absent
Sapwood:Not clearly demarcated
Texture:Medium
Typical colour:Light Brown
Physical description
Crushing strength:75 (+/- 10) MPa
Specific Gravity (at 12% MC):0,89 (+/- 0,03)
Stability:Moderately stable
Static bending strength:132 (+/- 16) MPa
Durability
Dry wood borers:Class S - Susceptible
Fungi:Class 5 - Not durable
Termites:Class D - Durable
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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