Mature Tree Height, Diameter:
50 ft , ft
Weight @ 12% M/C:
Not easy to work but is capable of a high polish.
Caribbean, Mexico and Central America
Hearty variegated brown and red with a greenish tinge and
golden lush, texture rather fine to medium, grain variable, may cause skin rash.
Furniture, cabinetry, millwork, tool handles, turnery.
"Commercial Foreign Woods on the American Market",
by David A. Kribs, Dover Publishing 1968, p. 9
Very attractive often highly figured wood at a normally reasonable price.
Some people are highly sensitive to the green wood.