Species: Aieoueko


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Aieoueko
Species profile
Family:FABACEAE-CAESALPINIOIDEAE (angiosperm)
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,
Risk
Commercial restriction:No commercial restriction
IUCN Red List status:
Appearance
Grain:Straigth or interlocked
Interlocked Grain:Slight
Sapwood:Not clearly demarcated
Texture:Coarse
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:
Durability
Dry wood borers:Class S - Susceptible
Fungi:Class 3 - Moderately durable
Termites:Class M - Moderately duarable
Treatability:No information available
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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