Species: Oboto


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Oboto
Species profile
Family:CALOPHYLLANCEAE (angiosperm)
Origin:Africa
Local and common name(s)
Ologbomodu, Libu, Djimbo, Oboto, Bokoli, M' Boza, Abotzok, M' Bossi, Ebornzork, Bom Pegya, Bolele, Boliki,
Scientific name(s)
Mammea africana,
Typical use
Interior joinery, Exterior joinery, Current furniture or furniture components, Flooring, Interior panelling, Light carpentry, Bridges (Parts not in contact with water or ground),
Risk
Commercial restriction:No commercial restriction
IUCN Red List status:
Appearance
Grain:Interlocked
Interlocked Grain:Slight
Sapwood:Clearly demarcated
Texture:Medium
Typical colour:Red Brown
Physical description
Crushing strength:65 (+/- 10) MPa
Specific Gravity (at 12% MC):0,75 (+/- 0,06)
Stability:Moderately stable to stable
Static bending strength:115 (+/- 18) MPa
Durability
Dry wood borers:Class D - Durable - sapwood demarcated
Fungi:Class 2 - Durable
Termites:Class D - Durable
Treatability:Class 3 - Poorly permeable
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