The Wood:

Its dense wood is resistant to the elements. It is said to be unaffected by insects including termites. Density 970 kg/m3.

The Tree:

 grows about 59-98 feet (18m – 30m) in height and it has a straight trunk which has slightly furrowed bark. The foliage is dark green, and the flowers are greenish-yellow, 5cm to 9cm long. It blooms in spring. The seeds are flat, oval, and brown. It is found along the banks of rivers.


 Pale pink and white to reddish flames.

Typical uses:

 Flooring, Decking, Carpentry, beams.

Source region:

 South America.