Other Common Names:
Mayan Walnut, Frijolillo
Mature Tree Height, Diameter:
60 ft, 2-3 ft
Weight @ 12% M/C:
Considered easy to work, finishes smoothly and takes a high natural poish.
Chiefly Mexico with some in southern most U.S. and the Greater Antilles.
Heartwood lustrous brown with a coppery or purplish tinge,
sharply demarcated from the thin white sapwood.
Texture medium.The grain is straight to roey without distinctive odor or taste.
|Hard and durable wood.
Its uses are cabinetry, furniture, interior trim, veneer, knife handles,
flooring, and general construction.
Granadillo, Chechen, Machiche
"A Guide to Useful Woods of the World, Second Edition",
Forest Products Society, 2001, pg. 105