Species: Aieoueko

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Species profile
Origin:South and Central America
Local and common name(s)
Aieoueko, Dakama, Anjama,
Scientific name(s)
Dimorphandra polyandra,
Typical use
Exterior joinery, Current furniture or furniture components, Boxes and crates, Interior joinery, Light carpentry,
Commercial restriction:No commercial restriction
IUCN Red List status:
Grain:Straigth or interlocked
Interlocked Grain:Slight
Sapwood:Not clearly demarcated
Typical colour:Brown
Physical description
Crushing strength:62 (+/- 4) MPa
Specific Gravity (at 12% MC):0,71 (+/- 0,02)
Stability:Moderately stable to stable
Static bending strength:107 (+/- 81) MPa
Strength class:
Dry wood borers:Class S - Susceptible
Fungi:Class 3 - Moderately durable
Termites:Class M - Moderately duarable
Treatability:No information available
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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