Species: Eveuss


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Eveuss
Species profile
Family:IRVINGIACEAE (angiosperm)
Origin:Africa
Local and common name(s)
Ngon, Kroma, Eveuss, Eves, Odudu, Ikele, Kuma-Kuma, Oboro, Kruma,
Scientific name(s)
Klainedoxa gabonensis,
Typical use
Hydraulic works (fresh water), Sleepers, Industrial or heavy flooring, Vehicle or container flooring, Poles, Bridges (Parts in contact with water or ground), Heavy carpentry, Bridges (Parts not in contact with water or ground),
Risk
Commercial restriction:No commercial restriction
Appearance
Grain:Straigth or interlocked
Interlocked Grain:Marked
Sapwood:Not clearly demarcated
Texture:Fine
Typical colour:Brown
Physical description
Crushing strength:92 (+/- 7) MPa
Specific Gravity (at 12% MC):1,06 (+/- 0,05)
Stability:Poorly stable
Static bending strength:168 (+/- 21) MPa
Strength class:
Durability
Dry wood borers:Heartwood durable but sapwood not clearly demarcated
Fungi:Class 1 - Very durable
Termites:Class D - Durable
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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