A strong, tough, resilient wood. Naturally durable and weather resistant. Moderately difficult to work especially with hand tools; has a blunting effect on cutting edges but finishes smoothly. Density 850kg/m3.
May grow to 140-150 feet (42.5-45.7m) in height with trunk diameters of 72 inches (1.8m) and frequently to heights of 100 feet (30.5m) and diameters of 24-36 inches (610-910mm). boles are clear to 60 feet (18m) and more, with or without buttresses.
Light to dark olive brown with greenish caste, often with lighter or darker streaks.
Furniture, industrial uses, tool handles, flooring, decking.