Species: Igaganga


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Igaganga
Species profile
Family:BURSERACEAE (angiosperm)
Origin:Africa
Local and common name(s)
Assas, Beuhago, Mokoba, Ibagho, Orumu, Bamisa, Boso, Igaganga, Onumu,
Scientific name(s)
Dacryodes igaganga,
Typical use
Current furniture or furniture components, Turned goods, Veneer for interior of plywood, Blockboard, Stairs (inside), Glued laminated, Wood frame house, Interior joinery, Wood-ware, Veneer for back or face of plywood, Flooring, Boxes and crates, Sliced veneer, Moulding,
Risk
Commercial restriction:No commercial restriction
IUCN Red List status:
Appearance
Grain:Interlocked
Interlocked Grain:Slight
Sapwood:Not clearly demarcated
Texture:Fine
Typical colour:Yellow Brown
Physical description
Crushing strength:57 (+/- 5) MPa
Specific Gravity (at 12% MC):0,61 (+/- 0,03)
Stability:Stable
Static bending strength:95 (+/- 8) MPa
Durability
Dry wood borers:Class S - Susceptible
Fungi:Class 5 - Not durable
Termites:Class S - Susceptible
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].

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