Species: Aningre

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Species profile
Family:SAPOTACEAE (angiosperm)
Local and common name(s)
Mukali, Nom Abam, N'Kali, Aningueri Blanca, Asanfena, Muna, Osan, Tutu, Tanganyka Nuss, Aningeria, Kali, Aniegre, Kararo, Mukangu, Landojan, M'Boul, Tanganyka Noce,
Scientific name(s)
Aningeria altissima, Aningeria robusta, Aningeria superba, Gambeyotrys gigantea,
Typical use
Sliced veneer, Veneer for back or face of plywood, Current furniture or furniture components, Moulding, Glued laminated, Veneer for interior of plywood, Cabinetwork (high class furniture), 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:Creamy White
Physical description
Crushing strength:48 MPa
Specific Gravity (at 12% MC):0,57
Stability:Moderately stable
Static bending strength:84 MPa
Dry wood borers:Class S - Susceptible
Fungi:Class 4-5 - Poorly to not durable
Termites:Class S - Susceptible
Treatability:Class 1 - Easily 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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