Exotic Brazilian Wood Products


Botanic Name: Cordia goeldinana

33 to 65 feet high tree found in the Amazon region, especially in the state of Pará. Wood usage: construction, ship's building, decorative paneling, furniture, butt of shot-guns, etc.

Color Shade: brown

Texture: medium to coarse

Grain: straight

Density kg/m³: heavy 850

Janka Hardness: Pounds (kgf): 884 (401)

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.