Other names: Amazakoue, Hyeduanini, Anokye, Palissandro,

Botanical name: Guibourtia ehie

Density: Green 1,000 - 1,100 kg/m3

     Seasoned 740 kg/m3 (Average at 12% MC)

Durability: Durable / Very Durable

Grain: Straight / Slightly Interlocked

Texture: Fine / Medium

Heartwood: Yellow brown - dark brown with grey or dark brown veinings

Sapwood: Greyish white clearly distinguishable

Sawing: Power required (Slight blunting effect)

Drying: Slow

              Risk of distortion: No information

              Risk of checking: Slight

Machining: Difficulties due to irregular grain

Wood bending: No inforamtion

Gluing: Good

Nailing: Holding properties - Good pre-boring necessary

Finishing: Good

End uses: Interior & exterior joinery, High-class furniture, turnery, Domestic flooring