Exotic Brazilian Wood Products


Botanic Name: Parkia pendula

65 to 98 feet high tree found in the Amazon region, as well as in the Southeast region. Wood usage: construction, flooring, furniture, plywood, crates and boxes, etc.

Color Shade: light

Texture: medium to coarse

Grain: straight to interlocked

Density kg/m³: light 470

Janka Hardness: Pounds (kgf): 1175 (534)

Durability: moderate to good durability

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.