Species: Awoura / Beli

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Awoura / Beli
Species profile
Local and common name(s)
Ekop-Beli, Beli, Zebrali, Awoura,
Scientific name(s)
Julbernardia pellegriniana, Paraberlinia bifoliolata (synonymous),
Typical use
Cabinetwork (high class furniture), Heavy carpentry, Current furniture or furniture components, Interior panelling, Vehicle or container flooring, Sliced veneer, Wood frame house, Interior joinery, Flooring, Stairs (inside),
Commercial restriction:No commercial restriction
IUCN Red List status:
Grain:Straigth or interlocked
Interlocked Grain:Slight
Sapwood:Clearly demarcated
Typical colour:Brown
Physical description
Crushing strength:68 (+/- 5) MPa
Specific Gravity (at 12% MC):0,77 (+/- 0,06)
Stability:Moderately stable
Static bending strength:128 (+/- 15) MPa
Dry wood borers:Class D - Durable
Fungi:Class 3 - Moderately durable
Termites:Class M - Moderately duarable
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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Awoura / Beli