Species: Eveuss

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Species profile
Family:IRVINGIACEAE (angiosperm)
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),
Commercial restriction:No commercial restriction
Grain:Straigth or interlocked
Interlocked Grain:Marked
Sapwood:Not clearly demarcated
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:
Dry wood borers:Heartwood durable but sapwood not clearly demarcated
Fungi:Class 1 - Very durable
Termites:Class D - Durable
Treatability:Class 3 - Poorly 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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