Exotic Brazilian Wood Products


Botanic Name: Tabebuia longiflora

25 to 82 feet high tree found from the Northern Amazon region down to the Southeastern state of São Paulo. Wood usage: flooring, construction, ship's building, decking, garden furniture, etc.

Color Shade: dark

Texture: medium

Grain: interlocked

Density kg/m³: very heavy 1050

Janka Hardness: Pounds (kgf): 3670 (1665)

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.