Exotic Brazilian Wood Products


Botanic Name: Symphonia globuliferia

16 to 65 feet high tree found from the Amazon region down to the state of Rio de Janeiro. Wood usage: interior and exterior products, furniture, flooring, carpentry, paneling, etc.

Color Shade: light

Texture: medium to coarse

Grain: straight

Density kg/m³: medium 705

Janka Hardness: Pounds (kgf): 1180 (535)

Durability: poor to moderate

Preservation: moderately easy

*Janka Hardness is the measure resulting from the pressure over a metal sphere of 0,444 inches in diameter so that it sinks up to half its diameter in the wood. It is thus a measure of the wood's resistance.