Louro Preto

The Wood:

Often highly figured with “eyes”. Hard and heavy. Appears oily with a medium lustre. Takes a natural polish. Not difficult to work. Finishes very smoothly. Density 700kg/m3.

The Tree:

 small to medium sized tree sometimes 100 feet (30.5m) tall. Trunk diameter of 27-35 inches (700-900mm).


 Light chocolate to golden brown dark with stripes. Blends well with light-coloured interiors.

Typical uses:

 Flooring, joinery, cabinets, kitchens, furniture, wall cladding, novelties, decking.

Source region:

 South America