Exotic Brazilian Wood Products


Botanic Name: Roupala brasiliensis

50 to 82 feet high tree found in the Amazon region and the Southeast of Brazil. Wood usage: ship's building, construction, flooring, carpentry, furniture, etc.

Color Shade: brown

Texture: coarse

Grain: straight

Density kg/m³: heavy 950

Janka Hardness: Pounds (kgf): 2150 (976)

Durability: very resistant

Preservation: difficult

*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.