Red-brown wood with glinting strips when quarter sawn. Darkens in light. Clearly demarcated greyish-pink sapwood.
Origin: Congo and Cameroon
Possible end-uses: Interior and exterior joinery, plywood, flooring, stairs
Marketing: Logs, Sawnwood, Solid Finger-jointed Blocks, Components for blade shutters and other manufactured products
Physical and mechanical properties: Fine texture, usually straight grain. This species has the advantage of uniform colour, good bonding performances and good compatibility with finished products.