Species: Aiele


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Aiele
Species profile
Family:BURSERACEAE (angiosperm)
Origin:Africa
Local and common name(s)
M'Bili, Abeul, Bediwunua, Abe, Mwafu, Bidikala, Billi, Abel, Aiele, Ovili, Eyere, Elemi, Gberi, M'Bidikala, Canarium,
Scientific name(s)
Canarium schweinfurthii,
Typical use
Veneer for interior of plywood, Boxes and crates, Formwork, Interior joinery, Sliced veneer, Blockboard, Veneer for back or face of plywood, Current furniture or furniture components, Interior panelling,
Risk
Commercial restriction:No commercial restriction
IUCN Red List status:
Appearance
Grain:Interlocked
Interlocked Grain:Marked
Sapwood:Not demarcated
Texture:Coarse
Typical colour:Pinkish Brown
Physical description
Crushing strength:36 (+/- 4) MPa
Specific Gravity (at 12% MC):0,49 (+/- 0,09)
Stability:Poorly stable
Static bending strength:59 (+/- 9) MPa
Strength class:
Durability
Dry wood borers:Class S - Susceptible
Fungi:Class 5 - Not durable
Termites:Class S - Susceptible
Treatability:Class 4 - Not 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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