Species: Bacuri / Pakan


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Bacuri / Pakan
Species profile
Family:CLUSIACEAE (angiosperm)
Origin:South and Central America
Local and common name(s)
Geelhart, Pakan, Bacuri, Bacuriuba, Pakuri, Goelhart, Bacuri-Acu, Matazama, Parcouri, Pakoeli,
Scientific name(s)
Platonia insignis,
Typical use
Stairs (inside), Cabinetwork (high class furniture), Exterior joinery, Heavy carpentry, Flooring, Current furniture or furniture components, Interior joinery, Sliced veneer,
Risk
Commercial restriction:No commercial restriction
IUCN Red List status:
Appearance
Grain:Straight
Interlocked Grain:Absent
Sapwood:Clearly demarcated
Texture:Coarse
Typical colour:Yellow Brown
Physical description
Crushing strength:73 (+/- 3)
Specific Gravity (at 12% MC):0,85 (+/- 0,05)
Stability:Poorly stable
Static bending strength:147 (+/- 17)
Durability
Dry wood borers:Class D - Durable
Fungi:Class 2 - Durable
Termites:Class D - Durable
Treatability:Class 3 - Poorly 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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